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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 1973).

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes delicatula (Kützing) Grunow)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005, Kupe & al. 2010), Austria (Gesierich & Koffler 2010 ), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (Hendey 1954, Hendey 1974, Hartley 1986, Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), France (Germain 1981, Anon. 2017), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Sabbe & Vyverman 1995, Veen & al. 2015, Veen & al. 2015, Veen & al. 2015, Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Varela 1982, Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio et al. 2002).

North America: Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South America: Uruguay (Metzeltin & García-Rodríguez 2012).

Middle East: Egypt (Khairy & al. 2017), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016), Israel (Tsarenko & al. 2000).

South-east Asia: Malaysia (Zong & Hassan 2004).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006, Liu 2008, Cheng & Gao 2012), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995, Joh 2012), Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Foged 1978, Day & al. 1995), Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995), Queensland (Foged 1978, Day & al. 1995), Tasmania (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Foged 1978, Day & al. 1995).

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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