Achnanthes gracillima Mills, nom. inval. 1933
Achnanthes gracillima Mills 1933, nom. inval.
Published in: Mills, F.W. (1933). An index to the genera and species of the diatomaceae and their synonyms. 1816-1932. Part 5 (Bi-Ch). pp. 297-372. London: Wheldon & Wesley, Limited.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Achnanthidium gracillimum (F.Meister) Lange-Bertalot
Microneis gracillima F.Meister
Type locality: Switzerland: Schwyz: Alptalq (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: CAS: Intended new combination of Microneis gracillima Meister 1933? Not accepted by Mills (lower case characters); but would be illegitimate if valid: priority for Achnanthes gracillima Hustedt (1927:161; pl. 5, fig. 10, 11). - (14 Dec 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 December 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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.