Rossithidium petersenii (Hustedt) Round & Bukhtiyarova 1996

Publication Details
Rossithidium petersenii (Hustedt) Round & Bukhtiyarova 1996: 178 (as 'petersennii')

Published in: 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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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rossithidium is Rossithidium pusillum (Grunow) Round & Bukhtiyarova.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Achnanthidium petersenii (Hustedt) C.E.Wetzel, Ector, D.M.Williams & Jüttner.

Achnanthes petersenii Hustedt

Type Information
Type locality: Spitsbergen: Königsbucht; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: BRM; Ma2/61 (Simonsen 1987: 205) Notes: See Jüttner & al. (2019: [5]) who examined "Hustedt Collection: slide and material E1171."

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 July 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 April 2024

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