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Psammothidium levanderi (Hustedt) Bukhtiyarova & Round 1996

Publication details
Psammothidium levanderi (Hustedt) Bukhtiyarova & Round 1996: 18, figs 66, 67

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Psammothidium is Psammothidium marginulatum (Grunow) Bukhtiyarova & Round.

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

Basionym
Achnanthes levanderi Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Finland: pond at east foot of Wuokatti (Index Nominum Algarum). Type (fide Simonsen, 1987: 116): BRM coll. Hustedt N12/84 (Index Nominum Algarum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes levanderi Hustedt 1933
Achnanthidium levanderi (Hustedt) D.B.Czarnecki 1995

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes levanderi var. helvetica Hustedt 1933

Nomenclatural notes
inhabits pristine freshwater, occurring in mountainous rivers with oligotrophic, oligosaprobic waters and low electrolyte contents; circumneutral or slightly acidophilic Blanco et al., 2017:24). - (19 Sep 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes levanderi Hustedt)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Hartley 1986, Sims 1996), Finland (Virtanen & Soininen 2012), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Russia (Europe) (Stenina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), United States of America (Kociolek 2005), Utah (UT) (Patrick & Reimer 1966).

(as Achnanthes levanderi var. helvetica Hustedt)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

(as Achnanthidium levanderi (Hustedt) D.B.Czarnecki)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

(as Psammothidium levanderi (Hustedt) Bukhtiyarova & Round)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010).

Europe: Britain (Whitton & al. 2003), Germany (Hofmann & al. 2018, Täuscher 2020), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Poland (Bąk et al. 2012, Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Romania (Buczkó 2016, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

North America: Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999, Reavie 2020), NW USA (Bahls 2009), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South America: Colombia (Montoya-Moreno et al. 2013).

Asia: Bering Island (Potapova 2014), Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Russia (Kulikovskiy & al. 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012).

Key references
Blanco, S., Pla-Rabes, S., Wetzel, C.E. & Granados, I. (2017). A new Psammothidium species (Bacillariophyta, Achnanthidiaceae) from Cimera Lake (Gredos mountain range), Central Spain. Cryptogamie Algologie 38(1): 17-29.

Buczkó, K. (2016). Iconographia diatomologica Carpathica Volume 1. Guide to diatoms in mountain lakes in the Retezat Mountains, South Carpathians, Romania. Studia Botanica Hungarica 47 (Supplement): [9]-214, incl. 85 pl.

Bukhtiyarova, L.N. (2008). Revision of the genus Achnanthes Bory s. lato (Bacillariophyta). 2. New monosutral genera and the key for their identification. International Journal on Algae 10(1): 50-72.

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2011). Okrzemki – Bacillariophyta (Diatoms) (with the English key for the identification to the genus) Cz. 4/2: Okrzemki pierzaste (Fragilariophyceae, Eunotiophyceae, Achnanthales) Part two: Pennate diatoms - I). In: Flora Zatoki Gdanskiej i wód przyleglych (Baltyk poludniowy). : [1]-167, plus 4 pls, 4 photo.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). : [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls.

Reavie, E.D. (2020). Monoraphid and naviculoids diatoms from the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Diatom Monographs 19(1): [1]-101, 51 figs, 18 pls.

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