Achnanthes ventricosa 1854
Achnanthes ventricosa Ehrenberg 1854: 7; pl.I:II, fig. 9-10; pl. I:III, fig. 18,19; pl. XXXIX:III, fig. 1
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1854). Mikrogeologie. Einundvierzig Tafeln mit über viertausend grossentheils colorirten Figuren, Gezeichnet vom Verfasser. [Atlas]. pp. pls 1-40. Leipzig: Leopold Voss.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Achnanthes inflata (Kützing) Grunow
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes ventricosa Ehrenberg)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).
Source of current name
Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 July 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2020.