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Achnanthidium acerosum Van de Vijver, Lange-Bertalot & Jarlman 2011

Publication details
Achnanthidium acerosum Van de Vijver, Lange-Bertalot & Jarlman in Van de Vijver & al. 2011: 198, figs 18-25

Published in: Van de Vijver, B., Jarlman, A., Lange-Bertalot, H., Mertens, A., De Haan, M. & Ector, L. (2011). Four new European Achnanthidium species (Bacillariophyceae). Algological Studies 136/137: 193-210, 66 figs.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum Kützing.

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

Type information
Type locality: "Silverån, southern Sweden" (Van de Vijver & al. 2011: 198). Holotype: 17/09/2002; BR slide BR-4207 (Van de Vijver & al. 2011: 198).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
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.

Key references
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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