Achnanthes piafica Carter & Denny
Achnanthes piafica Carter & Denny 1982: 286, pl. 1, fig. 10
Published in: Carter, J.R. & Denny, P. (1982). Freshwater algae of Sierra Leone III. Bacillariophyceae: Part (i) Diatoms from the River Jong (Taia) at Njala. In: Diatomaceae III, Fetschrift Niels Foged; (H. Håkansson & J. Gerloff eds.). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 73: 281-331. ( Eds)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Planothidium piaficum (J.R.Carter & Denny) C.E.Wetzel & L.Ector
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Sierra Leone: River Jong (Taia) at Njala (Silva 1996-to date). Type: P. Denny sample 11; 7.ii.1976; BM prep. 78108 (Silva 1996-to date
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
N'Guessan, K.R., Wetzel, C.E. Ector, L., Coste, M., C.Cocquyt, C., Van de Vijver, B., Yao, S.S., Ouattara, A., Kouamelan, E.P. & Tison-Rosebery, J. (2014). Planothidium comperei sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta), a new diatom species from Ivory Coast. Plant Ecology and Evolution 147(3): 455-462, 3 fig., 1 table.
Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot (2004). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Band 2. Bacillariophyceae. Teil 4: Acnanthaceae. Kritische Ergänzungen zu Achnanthes s.l., Navicula s. str., Gomphonema. pp. [i-vi], 1-468, 93 pls. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. [in On shelf with series]
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