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Achnanthes exigua var. elliptica Hustedt 1937

Publication details
Achnanthes exigua var. elliptica Hustedt 1937: 197, pl. 9: figs 8, 9

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1937). Systematische und ökologische Untersuchungen über die Diatomeen-Flora von Java, Bali und Sumatra nach dem Material der Deutschen Limnologischen Sunda-Expedition. Archiv für Hydrobiologie (Supplement) 15(2): 178-295, pls 13-20.

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 Achnanthidium exiguum var. elliptica (Hustedt) M.A.Harper

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), small, short, poor, scanty (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Harper, M.A., Cassie Cooper, V., Chang, F.H., Nelson, W.A. & Broady, P.A. (2012). Phylum Ochrophyta: brown and golden-brown algae, diatoms, silicioflagellates, and kin. In: New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume Three. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. (Gordon, D.P. Eds), pp. 114-163. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Key references
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17A. pp. 1-876. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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