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Achnanthes aperta J.R.Carter 1981

Publication details
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.

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 Skabitschewskia aperta (J.R.Carter) Kuliskovskiy & Lange-Bertalot

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), open (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Scotland: Shetland Isles: Chumlie Loch (Carter & Bailey-Watts 1981: 529). Notes: Type: Coll. Carter. Shet. 68a.

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Source of current name
Kulikovskiy, M.S., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Kuznetsova, I.V. (2015). Lake Baikal: hotspot of endemic diatoms II. Iconographia Diatomologica 26: [1]-656.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2020.

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