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Falcatella delicatula (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853

Publication details
Falcatella delicatula (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853: 46, pl.5, fig.4

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Planothidium delicatulum (Kützing) Round & Bukhtiyarova

Basionym
Achnanthidium delicatulum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Germany: East Frisian Islands: Wangerooge (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: brackish water. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Round, F.E. & Bukhtiyarova, L. (1996). Four new genera based on Achnanthes (Achnanthidium) together with a re-definition of Achnanthidium. Diatom Research 11(2): 345-361.

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Lange-Bertalot, H. (1997). Zur Revision der Gattung Achnanthes sensu lato (Bacillariophyceae): Achnantheiopsis, eine neue Gattung mit dem Typus generis A. lanceolata. Arch. Protistenk. 148: 199-208, 24 figs.

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