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Achnanthidium exiguum (Grunow) Czarnecki 1994

Publication details
Achnanthidium exiguum (Grunow) Czarnecki 1994: 157

Published in: Czarnecki, D.B. (1994). The freshwater diatoms culture collection at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Diatom Symposium (Kockiolek, J.P., ed.). Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 17: 155-174.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthidium is Achnanthidium microcephalum Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gogorevia exilis (Kützing) Kulikovskiy & Kociolek

Basionym
Achnanthes exigua Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), small, short, poor, scanty (Brown 1946).

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
Kulikovskiy, M., Maltsev, Y., Glushchenko, A., Kuznetsova, I., Kapustin, D., Gusev, E., Lange-Bertalot, H., Genkal, S. & Kociolek, J.P. (2020). Gogorevia, a new monoraphid diatom genus for Achnanthes exigua and allied taxa (Achnanthidiaceae) described on the basis of an integrated molecular and morphological approach. Journal of Phycology 56(6): 1601-1613, 8 figs, 1 table .

Key references
John, J. (2016). Diatoms from Stradbroke and Fraser Islands, Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 1. pp. [1]-377, 258 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Kobayashi, H., Idei, M., Mayama, S., Nagumo, T. & Osada, K. (2006). Kobayashi hiromu keiso zukan. H.Kobayasi's atlas of Japanese diatoms based on electron microscopy. dai 1kan. pp. [1]-531, 180 pls. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2011). Okrzemki – Bacillariophyta (Diatoms) (with the English key for the identification to the genus) Cz. 4/2: Okrzemki pierzaste (Fragilariophyceae, Eunotiophyceae, Achnanthales) Part two: Pennate diatoms - I). In: Flora Zatoki Gdanskiej i wód przyleglych (Baltyk poludniowy). : [1]-167, plus 4 pls, 4 photo.

Reavie, E.D. (2020). Monoraphid and naviculoids diatoms from the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. In: Monoraphid and naviculoid diatoms from the coastal Laurentian Great Lakes. Second revided edition. Diatom Monographs Vol. 19. (Reavie, E.D. & Andersen, N.A. Eds) Vol. 19, pp. [1]-111. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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