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Achnanthidium exile (Kützing) Heiberg 1863

Publication details
Achnanthidium exile (Kützing) Heiberg 1863: 119

Published in: Heiberg, P.A.C. (1863). Conspectus criticus diatomacearum danicarum. Kritisk oversigt over de danske Diatomeer. pp. 1-135, 6 pls. Kjøbenhavn: Wilhelm Priors Forlag.
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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 exilis Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), thin, slender, meagre, poor (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes exilis Kützing 1833
Microneis exilis (Kützing) Cleve 1895
Microneis exilis (Kützing) Meister 1912

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Bukhtiyarova (1995: 420) and Round & Bukhtiyarova (1996: 350). - (24 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Bukhtiyarova, L. N. (1995). Novye taksonomischeskie kombinatsii diatomovykh vodoroslei (Bacillariophyta). [New taxonomic combinations of diatoms (Bacillariophyta)]. Algologia 5(4): 417-424. [in Russian]

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.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical 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.

Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17A. pp. 1-876. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific 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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