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Achnanthes biconfusa VanLandingham

Publication details
Achnanthes biconfusa VanLandingham 1967: 10, 67

Published in: VanLandingham, S.L. (1967). Catalogue of the fossil and recent Genera and Species of Diatoms and their Synonyms. Part I. Acanthoceras through Bacillaria. Vol. 1 pp. i-xi,1-493.: Verlag von J. Cramer. Lehre.

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 Nupela biconfusa (VanLandingham) Wetzel & Ector

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

Nomenclatural notes
Replaced synonym: Achnanthes tenuissima Hustedt 1937: 196; pl. 13: figs 26, 27, nom. illeg., non Achnanthes tenuissima Pantocsek 1902: 641, pl. 13: fig. 77. - (25 Feb 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: INDONESIA. Sumatra (Hustedt 1937: 196). Lectotype: Ruttner; 29.1.1929; BRM Slide Ma2/89, Sample AS619 (Simonsen 1987: 211-212, pl. 325: figs 41-49).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wetzel, C.E. & Ector, L. (2018). Nupela biconfusa (VanLandingham) comb. nov. (Bacillariophyta) based on the type material of Achnanthes tenuissima Hustedt. Notulae Algarum 53: 1-3, 25 figs.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Wetzel, C.E. & Ector, L. (2018). Nupela biconfusa (VanLandingham) comb. nov. (Bacillariophyta) based on the type material of Achnanthes tenuissima Hustedt. Notulae Algarum 53: 1-3, 25 figs.

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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 14 October 2019.

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