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Achnanthes alaskana Patrick & Freese 1961

Publication details
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.

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 bioretii (H.Germain) Bukhtiyarova & Round

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

Taxonomic notes
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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
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 Nachtr├Ągen zu den Naviculaceae. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 18: 1-393, 100 pls.

Key references
Manoylov, K.M. (2007). On some Psammothidum species from rivers in the United States. Diatom Research 22(2): 317-327.

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