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

Publication details
Platessa oblongella (Østrup) C.E.Wetzel, Lange-Bertalot & Ector 2017: 213, figs 2-20, 33-71, 97-102, 109, 111-119

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 146: 209-227, 131 figs.

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: Koh Chang, Klong Majum. Inlad waterfall sample (Wetzel, Lange-Bertalot & Ector 2017: 215). Holotype: C slide no. 3314 (Wetzel, Lange-Bertalot & Ector 2017: 215).

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconeis kerguelenensis Manguin 1955

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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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