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Achnanthidium gracillimum (F.Meister) Lange-Bertalot 2004

Publication details
Achnanthidium gracillimum (F.Meister) Lange-Bertalot in Krammer & Lange-Bertalot 2004: 430

Published in: Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2004). Bacillariophyceae 4. Teil: Achnanthaceae, Kritische Erganzungen zu Navicula (Lineolatae), Gomphonema. Gesamtliteraturverzeichnis Teil 1-4 [second revised edition] [With "Ergänzungen und Revisionen" by H. Lange Bertalot]. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. (Ettl, H. et al. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 1-468. Heidelberg: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Microneis gracillima F.Meister

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Schwyz: Alptalq (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Microneis gracillima F.Meister 1912
Achnanthes minutissima f. gracillima (Meister) A.Cleve 1932
Achnanthes microcephala var. gracillima (Meister) A.Cleve 1953
Achnanthes minutissima var. gracillima (Meister) Lange-Bertalot 1989
Achnanthidium minutissimum var. gracillimum (Meister) L.Bukhtiyarova 1995

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by S.Mamaya in H.Kobayasi et al. (2006: 13). - (6 Nov 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Kobayashi, H., Idei, M., Mayama, S., Nagumo, T. & Osada, K. (2006). Kobayashi hiromu keiso zukan. H.Kobayasi's atlas of Japanese diatoms based on electron microscopy. dai 1kan. pp. [1]-531, 180 pls. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Kobayashi, H., Idei, M., Mayama, S., Nagumo, T. & Osada, K. (2006). Kobayashi hiromu keiso zukan. H.Kobayasi's atlas of Japanese diatoms based on electron microscopy. dai 1kan. pp. [1]-531, 180 pls. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Yu, P., You, Q.-M., Pang, W.-T., Cao, Y. & Wang, Q.X. (2019). Five new Achnanthidiaceae species (Bacillariophyta) from Jiuzhai Valley, Sichuan Province, Southwestern China. Phytotaxa 405(3): 147-170, 408 figs, 5 tables.

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