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Achnanthes kryophila J.B.Petersen 1924

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Greenland (North): St. George Fjord (Index Nominum Algarum).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes kryophila J.B.Petersen)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Antoniades & al. 2005), Ellesmere Island (Antoniades & al. 2005), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Skulberg 1996).

Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974).

Europe: Britain (Hartley 1986), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Stenina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

South-west Asia: India (Gandhi 1998).

Asia: Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001), Nepal (Hirano 1969).

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

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