Achnanthes alpestris (Brun) -Bertalot & Metzeltin
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: -390, 125 pls., 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eucocconeis alpestris (Brun) Lange-Bertalot
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), alpine.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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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Verified by: 19 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.