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Achnanthidium deflexum (C.W.Reimer) J.C.Kingston 2000

Publication details
Achnanthidium deflexum (C.W.Reimer) J.C.Kingston 2000: 410

Published in: Kingston, J.C. (2000). New combinations in the freshwater Fragilariaceae and Achnanthidiaceae. Diatom Research 15(2): 409-411.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Achnanthes deflexa C.W.Reimer

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A., Indiana, Marshall County, Lake Maxinkuckee, east side of lake (Potapova & Ponader 2004: 34). Type: H.W. Clark and B.W. Evermann; 8 August 1906; ANSP slide ANSP GC 1931 (Potapova & Ponader 2004: 34). Notes: Collector: C.W. Reimer (INA)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent sharply in a downward direction.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Achnanthes deflexa C.W.Reimer 1966

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Potapova, M.G. & Ponader, K.C. (2004). Two common North American diatoms, Achnanthidium rivulare sp. nov. and A. deflexum (Reimer) Kingston: morphology, ecology and comparison with related species. Diatom Research 19(1): 33-57.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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Potapova, M.G. & Ponader, K.C. (2004). Two common North American diatoms, Achnanthidium rivulare sp. nov. and A. deflexum (Reimer) Kingston: morphology, ecology and comparison with related species. Diatom Research 19(1): 33-57.

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