Achnanthes alaskana Patrick & Freese 1961
Achnanthes alaskana Patrick & Freese 1961: 161, pl. 1: fig. 5
Published in: Patrick, R.M. & Freese, L.R. (1961). Diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Northern Alaska. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 112(6): 129-293, 4 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Psammothidium bioretii (H.Germain) Bukhtiyarova & Round
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Manoylov (2007: 319), this is a synonym of Psammothidium bioretii; synonomy also suggested by Lange-Bertalot & Krammer (1989). - (30 Oct 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Alaska (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Freese; 30.vii, 1951; driftwood. A-G. C. 8217A (Index Nominum Algarum
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. & Krammer, K. (1989). Achnanthes, eine Monographie der Gattung mit Definition der Gattung Cocconeis und Nachträgen zu den Naviculaceae. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 18: 1-393, 100 pls.
Manoylov, K.M. (2007). On some Psammothidum species from rivers in the United States. Diatom Research 22(2): 317-327.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2020.