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Achnanthidium ovatum T.Watanabe & Tuji 2008

Publication details
Achnanthidium ovatum T.Watanabe & Tuji in Watanabe & al. 2008: 34, fig. 2-25

Published in: Watanabe, T., Tuji, A. & Asai, K. (2008). Epilithic diatom assemblages and two new species Achnanthidium ovatum and Gomphonema yakuensis from Yaku-shima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Diatom 24: 30-41, 121 fig. 2 fig.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gomphothidium ovatum (T.Watanabe & Tuji) Kociolek & al.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ovate (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kociolek, J.P., You, Q., Yu, P., Li, Y., Wang, Y., Lowe, R. & Wang, Q. (2021). Description of Gomphothidium gen. nov., with ligth and scaning electron microscopy: a new freshwater monoraphid diatom genus from Asia. Fottea 21(1): 1-7, 52 fig.

Created: 16 November 2014 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 May 2021 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
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Watanabe, T., Tuji, A. & Asai, K. (2008). Epilithic diatom assemblages and two new species Achnanthidium ovatum and Gomphonema yakuensis from Yaku-shima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Diatom 24: 30-41, 121 fig. 2 fig.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 October 2021.

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