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Achnanthes elongata Majewska & Van de Vijver 2017

Publication details
Achnanthes elongata Majewska & Van de Vijver in Majewska & al. 2017: 305, 306, figs 1-52

Published in: Majewska, R., De Stefano, M., Ector, L., Balaños, F., Frankovich, T.A., Sullivan, M.J., Ashworth, M.P. & Van de Vijver, B. (2017). Two new epizoic Achnanthes species (Bacillariophyta) living on marine turtles from Costa Rica. Botanica Marina 60(3): 303-318.

Publication date: 2017

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthes is Achnanthes adnata Bory.

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

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Ostional Beach, Costa Rica (9°59'23.7"N; 85°41'52.6"W) (Majewska et al. 2017: 306). Holotype: M. De Stefano; 27 October 2013; carapace sample from olive ridley sea turtle. BR slide BR-4462 (Majewska et al. 2017: 306). Notes: Isotype: slide PLP-314 in Polar Ecology, Limnology and Paleobiology lab (PLP) collection, Univ. Antwerp.

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.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 August 2020.

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