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Achnanthes taylorensis D.E.Kellogg, Stuiver, T.B.Kellogg & G.H.Denton 1980

Publication details
Achnanthes taylorensis D.E.Kellogg, Stuiver, T.B.Kellogg & G.H.Denton 1980: 174, pl. I [1]: figs 3, 4; pl. II [2]: figs 1, 2

Published in: Kellogg, D.E., Stuiver, M., Kellogg, T.B. & Denton, G.H. (1980). Non-marine diatoms from Late Wisconsin perched deltas in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology & Palaeoecology 30: 157-189, 2 fig., 2 pl., 3 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthes is Achnanthes adnata Bory.

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

Named for the Taylor Valley, the type locality.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica: Taylor Valley: Delta Stream (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: G.H.Denton C14-76-1; 1976; Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia (Index Nominum Algarum

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes taylorensis D.E.Kellogg, Stuiver, T.B.Kellogg & G.H.Denton)
Antarctic and Antarctic islands: James Ross Island (Kopalov√° & al. 2012), Maritime Antarctica (Zindarova, Kopalov√° & Van der Vijver 2016).

Key references
Sabbe, K., Verleyen, E., Hodgson, D.A., Vanhoutte, K. & Vyverman, W. (2003). Benthic diatom flora of freshwater and saline lakes in the Larsemann Hills and Rauer Islands, East Antarctica. Antarctic Science 15(2): 227-248, 97 fig., II tables.

Zindarova, R., Kopalov√°, K. & Van der Vijver, B. (2016). Diatoms from the Antarctic region: maritime Antarctica. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 28: [i]-vii, 9-504, 216 pls.

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