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Achnanthes sacculus J.R.Carter

Publication details
Achnanthes sacculus J.R.Carter in J.R.Carter & Bailey-Watts 1981: 535, pl. 24: fig. 6

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 Psammothidium sacculus (J.R.Carter) Bukhtiyarova

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), little sac, purse.

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Sacculus" is a noun in apposiiton and thus indeclinable. - (15 Dec 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: U.K.: Shetland Isles (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Coll. Carter, Shet. No. 25: (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Bukhtiyarova, L. & Round, F.E. (1996). Revision of the genus Achnanthes sensu lato section Marginulatae Bukh. sect. nov. of Achnanthidium Kütz. Diatom Research 11(1): 1-30.

Key references
Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot (2004). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Band 2. Bacillariophyceae. Teil 4: Acnanthaceae. Kritische Ergänzungen zu Achnanthes s.l., Navicula s. str., Gomphonema. pp. [i-vi], 1-468, 93 pls. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. [in On shelf with series]

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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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 15 October 2019.

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