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Achnanthidium lusitanicum Novais & Morais 2015

Publication details
Achnanthidium lusitanicum Novais & Morais in Novais & al. 2015: 129, figs 403-466, 467-477

Published in: Novais, M.H., Jüttner, I., Hoffmann, L. & L. Ector (2015). Morphological variability within the Achnanthidium minutissimum species complex (Bacillariophyta): comparison between the type material of Achnanthes minutissima and related taxa, and new freshwater Achnanthidium species from Portugal. Phytotaxa 224(2): 101-139, 477 fig., 6 tables.

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
Portugal: Coimbra: Tejo basin: Zêzere river (40.0464525, -7.807321) Type: M.H. Novais; 18.vii.2006; BR 4258 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Lusitania (western Spain; modern Portugal and parts of the Spanish provinces of Estremadura and Toledo) (Lewis & Short 1890).

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.

Created: 16 December 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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M.D. Guiry 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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