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Achnanthes microcephala f. scotica J.R.Carter

Publication details
Achnanthes microcephala f. scotica J.R.Carter in J.R.Carter & Bailey-Watts 1981: 534, pl. 1: fig. 31

Published in: Carter, J.R. & Bailey-Watts, A.E. (1981). A taxonomic study of diatoms from standing freshwaters in Shetland. Nova Hedwigia 33: 513-629.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthes is Achnanthes adnata Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Achnanthidium caledonicum (Lange-Bertalot) Lange-Bertalot

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), little head.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: U.K.: Shetland Isles (fresh water) (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Blanco, S. (2016). A nomenclatural note on two species of the Achnanthidiaceae (Bacillariophyta).. Notulae algarum 4: 1-2, no figs.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.

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