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Achnanthes fragilarioides J.B.Petersen 1924

Publication details
Achnanthes fragilarioides J.B.Petersen 1924: 18, fig. 6

Published in: Petersen, J.B. (1924). Freshwater Diatomaceae. A Botanical Trip to Jan Mayer. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv udgivet af Dansk botanisk forening 4(5): 13-21.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthes is Achnanthes adnata Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Achnantheiopsis fragilarioides (J.B.Petersen) Lange-Bertalot

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Ettl et al. (2004) record this as being a currently accepted species.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes fragilarioides J.B.Petersen)
Arctic: Ellesmere Island (Michelutti et al. 2013), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Germany (Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Foged 1981).

Source of current name
Kusber, W.-H. & Jahn, R. (2003). Annotated list of diatom names by Horst Lange-Bertalot and co-workers. . Berlin.

Key references
Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot (2004). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Band 2. Bacillariophyceae. Teil 4: Acnanthaceae. Kritische Ergänzungen zu Achnanthes s.l., Navicula s. str., Gomphonema. pp. [i-vi], 1-468, 93 pls. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. [in On shelf with series]

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury. [in Russian]

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