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Achnanthes delicatula (Kützing) Grunow 1880

Publication details
Achnanthes delicatula (Kützing) Grunow in Van Heurck 1880: expl. pl. XXVII [27]: fig. 3

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1880). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls I-XXX [pls 1-30]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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 Planothidium delicatulum (Kützing) Round & Bukhtiyarova

Basionym
Achnanthidium delicatulum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Germany: East Frisian Islands: Wangerooge (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: brackish water. (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also made by Brun (1880, p. 29; pl. 3, fig. 24) and Grunow in Cleve & Grunow (1880: 22). - (8 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Err. cit. pro Microneis delicatula var. wislouchii Poretzky 1925. - (26 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brun, J. [Brun, J.-J.] (1880). Diatomées des Alpes et du Jura et de la region Suisse et Française des environs de Genève. pp. 1-146, 9 pls. Genève & Paris: H. Georg; Georges Masson.

Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z.D. & Gao, Y.H.] (2012). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [i-viii], i-xxvi, 1-137 plus 35 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

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

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Hendey, N.I. (1974). A revised check-list of the British marine diatoms. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 54: 277-300, no figs.

Joh, G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 3, Number 7. Chrysophyta: Bacillariophyceae: Pennales: Raphidineae: Acananthaceae. Freshwater diatoms V. pp. [1-6] 1-134, figs 1-15. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Lange-Bertalot, H. & Ruppel, M. (1980). Zur Revision taxonomisch problematischer, ökologisch jedoch wichtiger Sippen der Gattung Achnanthes Bory. A revision of some taxonomically most problematic groups in Achnanthes Bory, important from the ecological point of view. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 26: 1-31, 338 figs in 13 pls.

Lange-Bertalot, H. (1997). Zur Revision der Gattung Achnanthes sensu lato (Bacillariophyceae): Achnantheiopsis, eine neue Gattung mit dem Typus generis A. lanceolata. Arch. Protistenk. 148: 199-208, 24 figs.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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