Achnanthes aperta J.R.Carter
Achnanthes aperta J.R.Carter in J.R.Carter & Bailey-Watts 1981: 529, pl. 2: fig. 8; pl. 24: fig. 5
Published in: Carter, J.R. & Bailey-Watts, A.E. (1981). A taxonomic study of diatoms from standing freshwaters in Shetland. Nova Hedwigia 33: 513-629.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Skabitschewskia aperta (J.R.Carter) Kuliskovskiy & Lange-Bertalot
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), open (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Scotland: Shetland Isles: Chumlie Loch (Carter & Bailey-Watts 1981: 529). Notes: Type: Coll. Carter. Shet. 68a.
Source of current name
Kulikovskiy, M.S., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Kuznetsova, I.V. (2015). Lake Baikal: hotspot of endemic diatoms II. Iconographia Diatomologica 26: -656.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.