Achnanthes elongata Majewska & Van de Vijver
Achnanthes elongata Majewska & Van de Vijver in Majewska et 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
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.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 31 July 2017 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2017 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.