Achnanthidium capitatum Riaux Gobin, Romero, Compère & Al Handal 2011
Achnanthidium capitatum Riaux Gobin, Romero, Compère & Al Handal 2011: 13, pls. 9, 10
Published in: Riaux-Gobin, C., Romero, O.E., Compère, P. & Al-Handal, A.Y. (2011). Small-sized Achnanthales (Bacillariophyta) from coral sands off Mascarenes (Western Indian Ocean). Bibliotheca Diatomologica 57: 1-234, 88 pl., 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Madinithidium capitatum (C.Riaux-Gobin, O.Romero, Compère & A.Handal) A.Witkowski, C.Riaux-Gobin & C.Desrosiers
Type locality: Mascarenes: Rodrigues: Port Mathurin (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: CRIOBE-Université de Perpignan USR 3278 CNRS-EPHE (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Desrosiers, C., Witkowski, A., Riaux-Gobin, C., Zglobicka, I., Kurzydlowski, K.J., Eulin, A., Leflaive, J. & Ten-Hage, L. (2014). Madinithidium gen. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a new monoraphid diatom genus from the tropical marine coastal zone. Phycologia 53(6): 583-592, 22 fig., 2 tables.
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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