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Achnanthidium lineare W.Smith 1855

Publication details
Achnanthidium lineare W.Smith 1855: 8, pl. I [1]: fig. 9

Published in: Smith, W. (1855). Notes of an excursion to the south of France and the Auvergne in search of Diatomaceae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 15: 1-9, pl. 1.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: France: Vaucluse: Scotland: Lasswade near Edinburgh (Index Nominum Algarum).Greville; Notes: Scotland, Lasswade; isotype slide ANSP-Febiger collection 3120 (Potapova & Ponader, 2004).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes linearis (W.Smith) Grunow 1880
Microneis linearis (W.Smith) Cleve 1895
Cocconeis linearis (W.Smith) Schonfeldt 1907
Microneis linearis (W.Smth) Meister 1912
Rossithidium lineare (W.Smith) Round & Bukhtiyarova 1996

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes linearis var. genuina A.Cleve 1953

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Bąk, M., Witkowski, A., Zelazna-Wieczorek, J., Wojtal, A.Z., Szczepocka , E., Szulc, A. & Szulc, B. (2012). Klucz do oznaczania okrzemek w fitobentosie na potrzeby oceny stanu ekologicznego wód powierzchniowych w Polsce Biblioteka Monitoringu Srodowiska. pp. 1-452. Warszawa [Warsaw]: Glowny Inspektorat Ochrony Srodowiska.

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]

Reichardt, E. (2020). Diatomeen in Karstquellen im Naturpark Altmühltal. Berichte der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft 90: 147-176, 261 figs, 1 table.

Yu, P., You, Q.-M., Pang, W.-T., Cao, Y. & Wang, Q.X. (2019). Five new Achnanthidiaceae species (Bacillariophyta) from Jiuzhai Valley, Sichuan Province, Southwestern China. Phytotaxa 405(3): 147-170, 408 figs, 5 tables.

Zelazna-Wieczorek, J. (2011). Diatom flora in springs of Lódz Hills (Central Poland). Biodiversity, taxonomy and temporal changes of epipsammic diatom assemblages in springs affected by human impact. pp. 1-419, 124 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

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References
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Van de Vijver, B., Ector, L., Beltrami, M.E., De Haan, M., Falasco, E., Hlúbiková, D., Jarlam, A., Kelly, M., Novais, M.H. & Wojtal, A.Z.. (2011). A critical analysis of the type material of Achnanthidium lineare W. Sm. (Bacillariophyceae). Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Algological Studies 136/137: 167-191.

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