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Achnanthes minutissima Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Mastogloiales
Family Achnanthaceae
Genus Achnanthes

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Achnanthes minutissima Kützing
Seattle, Washington, USA; ferry terminal fountain, 1000x, DIC. 20 Mar 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Achnanthes minutissima Kützing
Seattle, Washington, USA; ferry terminal fountain, 1000x, DIC. 20 Mar 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Achnanthes minutissima Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 30 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Achnanthes minutissima Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 1000x, DIC. 30 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Achnanthidium minutissimum (Kützing) Czarnecki Seattle, Washington, USA; ferry terminal fountain, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Achnanthes minutissima Kützing 1833: 578, fig. 54

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1834 '1833'). Synopsis diatomearum oder Versuch einer systematischen Zusammenstellung der Diatomeen. Linnaea 8: 529-620, pls XIII-XIX [79 figs].
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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 Achnanthidium minutissimum (Kützing) Czarnecki

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Aschersleben (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Czarnecki, D.B. (1994). The freshwater diatoms culture collection at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Diatom Symposium (Kockiolek, J.P., ed.). Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 17: 155-174.

Key references
Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. (2005). Benthic diatom autecology and inference model development from the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Phycology 41: 30-45.

Barranguet, C., Veuger, B., Van Beusekom, S.A.M., Marvan, P., Sinke, J.J. & Admiraal, W. (2005). Divergent composition of algal-bacterial biofilms developing under various external factors. European Journal of Phycology 40: 1-8.

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.

Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kützing, F.T. (1833). Algarum aquae dulcis germanicorum Decas VIII. pp. [1-23]. Hallis Saxonum [Halle]: in commissis C.A. Schwetschkii et fil..

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.

Roberts, S., Sabater, S. & Beardall, J. (2004). Benthic microalgal colonization in streams of differing riparian cover and light availability . Journal of Phycology 40: 1004-1012.

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.

Toepel, J., Langner, U. & Wilhelm, C. (2005). Combination of flow cytometry and single cell absorption spectroscopy to study the phytoplankton structure and to calculate the chl a specific absorption coefficients at the taxon level. Journal of Phycology 41(6): 1099-1109.

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References
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Novais, M.H., Jüttner, I., Hoffmann, L. & L. Ector (2015). Morphological variability within the Achnanthidium minutissimum species complex (Bacillariophyta): comparison between the type material of Achnanthes minutissima and related taxa, and new freshwater Achnanthidium species from Portugal. Phytotaxa 224(2): 101-139, 477 fig., 6 tables.
Wetzel, C.E., Jüttner, I., Gurung, S. & Ector, L. (2019). Analysis of the type material of Achnanthes minutissima var. macrocepahala (Bacillariophyta) and description of two new small capitate Achnanthidium species from Europa and the Himalaya. Plant Ecology and Evolution 152(2): 340-350, 5 fig.

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