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Achnanthes gracillima Mills, nom. inval.

Publication details
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.

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 gracillimum (F.Meister) Lange-Bertalot

Basionym
Microneis gracillima F.Meister

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Schwyz: Alptalq (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2019.

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