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Achnanthes kryophila J.B.Petersen

Publication details
Achnanthes kryophila J.B.Petersen 1924: 316, fig. 6

Published in: Petersen, J.B. (1924). Freshwater algae from the north coast of Greenland collected by the late Dr. Th. Wulff. In: Den II Thule Expedition til Groenlands Nordskyst (1916-18) Nr. 13. Meddelelser om Grønland 64: 307-319.

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 Psammothidium kryophilum (J.B.Petersen) E.Reichardt

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Greenland (North): St. George Fjord (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Reichardt, E. (2004). Eine bemerkenswerte Diatomeenassoziation in einem Quellhabitat im Grazer Bergland, Österreich. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis seltener und wenig bekannter Diatomeen. Iconographia Diatomologica 13: 418-479, 15 pls.

Key references
Antoniades, D., Douglas, M.S.V. & Smol, J.P. (2005). Benthic diatom autecology and inference model development from the Canadian High Arctic Archipelago. Journal of Phycology 41: 30-45.

Bukhtiyarova, L. N. (1995). Novye taksonomischeskie kombinatsii diatomovykh vodoroslei (Bacillariophyta). [New taxonomic combinations of diatoms (Bacillariophyta)]. Algologia 5(4): 417-424. [in Russian]

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury 3(1): [1]-398, 117 pls. [in Russian]

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