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Platessa oblongella (Østrup) C.W.Wetzel, Lange-Bertalot & Ector

Publication details
Platessa oblongella (Østrup) C.W.Wetzel, Lange-Bertalot & Ector 2017

Published in: Wetzel, C.E., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Ector, L. (2017). Type analysis of Achnanthes oblongella Østrup and resurrection of Achnanthes saxonica Krasske (Bacillariophyta). Nova Hedwigia Beiheft : .

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platessa is Platessa bavarica Lange-Bertalot & Hofmann.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Achnanthes oblongella Østrup

Type information
Type locality: Thailand (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes oblongella Østrup 1902
Psammothidium oblongellum (Østrup) Van de Vijver 2002
Karayevia oblongella (Østrup) Aboal 2003

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes oblongella Østrup)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Whitton et al. 2003), Finland (Weckstrom & Juggins 2006), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2002), Spain (Marín-Murcia & Aboal 2004).

North America: NW USA (Bahls 2009), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça et al. 2010).

Asia: Korea (Joh 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (McCarthy 2013), New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), Queensland (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995, Roberts et al. 2004).

(as Psammothidium oblongellum (Østrup) Van de Vijver)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011), Western European mountains (stre (Rimet et al. 2007).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper et al. 2012).

(as Karayevia oblongella (Østrup) Aboal)
Europe: Poland (Bąk et al. 2012), Romania (Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Spain (Aboal, Marín & Zafra 2003, Leira, López Rodriguez & Penalta 2009).

Indian Ocean Islands: Amsterdam Island (Van de Vijver & Cox 2013).

(as Platessa oblongella (Østrup) C.W.Wetzel, Lange-Bertalot & Ector)
Europe: Germany (Cantonati, Kelly & Lange-Bertalot 2017).

Key references
Cantonati, M., Kelly, M.G. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species. pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 August 2017.

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