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Achnanthes alpestris (Brun) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin

Publication details
Achnanthes alpestris (Brun) Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 1996: 24, pl. 20: figs 4-8

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (1996). Indicators of oligotrophy. 800 taxa representative of three ecologically distinct lake types, carbonate buffered-Oligodystrophic-weakly buffered soft water with 2428 figures on 125 plates. Oligotrophie-Indikatoren. 800 Taxa repräsentativ für drei diverse Seen-Typen: Kalkreich - Oligodystroph - Schwach gepuffertes Weichwasser mit 2428 Figuren auf 125 Tafeln. Iconographia Diatomologica 2: [1]-390, 125 pls., 2 tables.
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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 Eucocconeis alpestris (Brun) Lange-Bertalot

Basionym
Achnanthes flexella var. alpestris Brun

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), alpine.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Lange-Bertalot, H. & Genkal, S.I. (1999). Diatoms from Siberia I - Islands in the Arctic Ocean (Yugorsky-Shar Strait) Diatomeen aus Siberien. I. Insel im Arktischen Ozean (Yugorsky-Shar Strait) . Iconographia Diatomologica 6: 1-271, 941 figs in 77 pls; "2nd corrected printing".

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