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Achnanthes curtissima J.R.Carter 1963

Publication details
Achnanthes curtissima J.R.Carter 1963: 200, fig. 3

Published in: Carter, J.R. (1964 '1963'). Some new diatoms from British waters. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club 29: 199-203; 225-228, pls I, II.

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 Psammothidium curtissimum (J.R.Carter) Aboal

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Scotland: Wigtownshire: Fell Loch Wigtownshire. (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: fig. 3: (Index Nominum Algarum

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes curtissima J.R.Carter)
Europe: Britain (Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Hofmann & al. 2018), Italy (Cantonati et al. 2009), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: NW USA (Bahls 2009).

Source of current name
Blanco, S. (2016). A nomenclatural note on two species of the Achnanthidiaceae (Bacillariophyta).. Notulae algarum 4: 1-2, no figs.

Key references
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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