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Achnanthidium scalariforme Riaux-Gobin, Compère & Witkowski 2010

Publication details
Achnanthidium scalariforme Riaux-Gobin, Compère & Witkowski 2010: 170, figs 48-53

Published in: Riaux-Gobin C., Witkowski A. & Compère, P. (2010). SEM survey and taxonomic position of small-sized Achnanthidium (Bacillariophyceae) from coral sands off Réunion Island (Western Indian Ocean). Vie et Milieu 60: 157-17.

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 Madinithidium scalariforme (C.Riaux-Gobin, Compère & A.Witkowski) A.Witkowski, C.Riaux-Gobin & C.Desrosiers

Type information
Type locality: Réunion Island: "Ferme corail 2" (Index Nominum Algarum). Type (fig. 50): C. Riaux-Gobin; vi.2005; CRIOBE-Univ, Perpignan "Ferme corail 2" USR3278 CNRS-EPHE (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

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.

Key references
Bogaerts, A., de Haan, M., Van de Vijver, B. & Cocquyt, C. (2014). A complete catalogue of algal taxa described by Pierre Compère. Plant Ecology and Evolution 147(3): 311-324.

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