Falcatella delicatula (Kützing) 1853
Falcatella delicatula (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1853: 46, pl.5, fig.4
Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1853). Die Süsswasser-Diatomaceen (Bacillarien.): für Freunde der Mikroskopie. pp. -xii, -72, 10 pls. Leipzig: Eduard Kummer.
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
Achnanthidium delicatulum Kützing
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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.
Created: 29 December 2008 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 July 2021.