Achnanthes clevei Grunow 1880

Karayevia clevei (Grunow) Bukhtiyarova

Current name: Karayevia clevei (Grunow) Bukhtiyarova
PROX. Collected by Gareth Farr, Black Mountains, South Wales, UK. - 19 January 2015. C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'

Publication Details
Achnanthes clevei Grunow 1880: 21

Published in: Cleve, P.T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Karayevia clevei (Grunow) Bukhtiyarova.

Type Information
Type locality: "Westergötland leg. Cleve."; (Cleve & Grunow 1880: 21) Notes: Sweden: Westergötland; collector: P.T. Cleve (INA).

Origin of Species Name
Noun (singular possessive) (Latin), named for a person with the surname Cleve; for algae (particularly diatoms) generally, either Per Theodor Cleve (1840-1905) or Astrid Maria Cleve (1875-1968).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 September 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 September 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 April 2024

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