Psammothidium atalanta (J.R.Carter) L.N. Bukhtiyarova 2013
Psammothidium atalanta (J.R.Carter) L.N. Bukhtiyarova in L.N.Bukhtiyarova & E.V.Stanislavskaya 2013: 98, 105
Published in: Bukhtiyarova, L.N. & Stanislavskaya, E.V. (2013). Psammothidium vernadskyi sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta) from the Blue Lake, East Siberia, Russia. Algologia 23: 96-107, 8 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Psammothidium is Psammothidium marginulatum (Grunow) Bukhtiyarova & Round.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Achnanthes atalanta J.R.Carter
Tristan da Cunha (in fresh water)
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), Atalanta was a legendary maiden noted for her fleetness of foot (Greek mythology). A virgin, she was unwilling to marry, but was loved by the hero Meleager..
Achnanthes atalanta J.R.Carter 1966
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.
Created: 25 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 April 2013 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 09 May 2021.