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Achnanthidium pusillum (Grunow) Czarnecki 1996

Publication details
Achnanthidium pusillum (Grunow) Czarnecki in Czarnecki & Edlund 1996: 208

Published in: Czarnecki, D.B. & Edlund, M.B. (1995). New combinations for some taxa of Achnanthes. Diatom Research 10(1): 207-209.
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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.

Basionym
Achnanthes pusilla Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Norway: Finshöe (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: C.F.O. Nordstedt; (Index Nominum Algarum

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rossithidium pusillum (Grunow) Round & Bukhtiyarova 1996

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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]

Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

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.

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

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