Psammothidium sacculus (J.R.Carter) Bukhtiyarova 1996
Psammothidium sacculus (J.R.Carter) Bukhtiyarova in Bukhtiyarova & Round 1996: 27 (as 'sacculum' )
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.
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.
Achnanthes sacculus J.R.Carter
Type locality: U.K.: Shetland Isles (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Coll. Carter, Shet. No. 25: (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), little sac, purse.
Achnanthes sacculus J.R.Carter 1981
A few subarctic and arctic locations have been reported (Potapova, 2018). - (8 Jan 2019) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Potapova, M.G. (2018). New and rare Psammothidium species (Bacillariophyta, Achnanthidiaceae) from Northeastern Siberia. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(4): 465-479.
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. -111. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.
Siver, P.A., Hamilton, P.B., Stachura-Suchoples & Kociolek, J.P. (2005). Diatoms of North America. The freshwater flora of Cape Cod. Iconographia Diatomologica 14: 1-463, 1075 figs in 94 pls.
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