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Achnanthidium helveticum (Hustedt) O.Monnier, Lange-Bertalot & Ector 2007

Publication details
Achnanthidium helveticum (Hustedt) O.Monnier, Lange-Bertalot & Ector in O.Monnier & al. 2007: 155

Published in: Monnier, O., Lange-Bertalot, H., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2007). The genera Achnanthidium Kützing and Psammothidium Bukhtiyarova & Round in the family Achnanthidiaceae (Bacillariophyceae): a reappraisal of the differential criteria. Cryptogamie, Algologie 28(2): 141-158.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Psammothidium helveticum (Hustedt) Bukhtiyarova & Round

Basionym
Achnanthes austriaca var. helvetica Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Davos: Kl. Flüelasee (Index Nominum Algarum). Holotype (fide Simonsen, 1987: 133, pl. 220: figs 1-9): BRM MA1/12 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Swiss, or pertaining to Switzerland .

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17A. pp. 1-876. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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