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Achnanthidium affine (Grunow) Czarnecki 1994

Publication details
Achnanthidium affine (Grunow) Czarnecki 1994: 156, no fig.

Published in: Czarnecki, D.B. (1994). The freshwater diatoms culture collection at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Diatom Symposium (Kockiolek, J.P., ed.). Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 17: 155-174.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Achnanthes affinis Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Belgium (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: H. Van Heurck; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes affinis Grunow 1880
Achnanthes minutissima var. affinis (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot 1989
Achnanthidium minutissimum var. affine (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot 1989

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes biasolettiana var. jackii (Rabenhorst) A.Cleve 1932

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

Cocquyt, C. (2007). Diatom diversity in Hausburg Tarn, a glacial lake on Mount Kenya, East Africa. Diatom Research 22(2): 255-285, 126 figs.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Reavie, E.D. (2020). Monoraphid and naviculoids diatoms from the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. In: Monoraphid and naviculoid diatoms from the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Second revided edition. Diatom Monographs Vol. 19. (Reavie, E.D. & Andersen, N.A. Eds) Vol. 19, pp. [1]-111. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Round, F.E. & Bukhtiyarova, L. (1996). Four new genera based on Achnanthes (Achnanthidium) together with a re-definition of Achnanthidium. Diatom Research 11(2): 345-361.

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