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Achnanthes buccula Cholnoky

Publication details
Achnanthes buccula Cholnoky 1966: 6, pl. 1: figs 1-3

Published in: Cholnoky, B.J. (1966). Die Diatomeen in Unterlaufe des Okawango-Flussen. In: Diatomeaceae I. (J.B. Cholnoky, eds.). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia Suppl. 21: 1-102, 203 fig..

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 Psammothidium buccula (Cholnoky) L.Bukhtiyarova

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Buccula" [not "buccola") is a noun in apposition (little cheek or mouth) and non-declinable. - (19 Sep 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: SW Africa: Okawango River (Silva 1996-to date).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 October 2019.

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