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Achnanthidium digitatum Pinseel, Vanormelingen, Hamilton & Van de Vijver 2017

Publication details
Achnanthidium digitatum Pinseel, Vanormelingen, Hamilton & Van de Vijver in Pinseel & al. 2017: 271-273, figs 1-10, 18-27, 38-49

Published in: Pinseel, E., Vanormelingen, P., Hamilton, P.B., Vyverman, W., Van de Vijver, B. & Kopalova, K. (2017). Molecular and morphological characterization of the Achnanthidium minutissimum complex (Bacillariophyta) in Petuniabukta (Spitsbergen, High Arctic) including the description of A. digitatum sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 52(3): 264-280.
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Publication date: 2017

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: wetland next to a lake at Mathiessondalen (78°33'47.4"N, 16°35'14.1"E), northern Billefjorden (Central Spitsbergen) (Pinseel et al. 2017: 273). Holotype: K. Kopalová; 20 July 2011; epiphyton on moss from wetland. BR slide BR-4448 (Pinseel et al. 2017: 273). Notes: Isotype: slide PLP-302; strain SPITS-M2A+B-32.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 04 September 2017 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 04 September 2017 by G.M. Guiry

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Pinseel, E., Vanormelingen, P., Hamilton, P.B., Vyverman, W., Van de Vijver, B. & Kopalova, K. (2017). Molecular and morphological characterization of the Achnanthidium minutissimum complex (Bacillariophyta) in Petuniabukta (Spitsbergen, High Arctic) including the description of A. digitatum sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 52(3): 264-280.

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