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Achnanthes americana Cleve 1894

Publication details
Achnanthes americana Cleve 1894: 143; pl. 3, fig. 17,18 (as 'Achnanthes (Heteroneis) americana' )

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1894). Sur quelques esp├Ęces nouvelles ou peu connues. Le Diatomiste 2(19): 143-147, pl. 3 & 9.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Achnanthes is Achnanthes adnata Bory.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Achnanthes americana Cleve)
North America: United States of America (Patrick & Reimer 1966, Kociolek 2005).

Key references
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 July 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2020.

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