Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Khakista > Class Bacillariophyceae > Subclass Bacillariophycidae > Superorder Bacillariophycanae > Order Achnanthales > Family Achnanthaceae > Genus Achnanthes

Achnanthes brevipes C.Agardh, 1824

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AchnanthesBory de Saint-Vincent, 1822accepted genus name
Achnanthidium Kützing, 1844 synonym


Achnanthes brevipes var. brevipes Agardh, 1824
Achnanthes brevipes var. intermedia (Kützing) Cleve, 1895


basis of record

Louis, A.; Petes, J. (1979). Fluctuations écologiques et algologiques dans les estuaires belges (Oostende, Blankenberge et Nieuwpoort): 1. Données de base [Ecological and algological fluctuations in the Belgian estuaries (Oostende, Blankenberge and Nieuwpoort): 1. Basic data]. Studia Algologica Lovaniensia, 7. Story-Scientia: Louvain, Belgium. XXXVI, 355 pp.

additional source

Hartley, B. (1986). A check-list of the freshwater, brackish and marine diatoms of the British Isles and adjoining coastal waters. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 66: 531-610.

additional source

Scott, F.J.; Marchant, H.J. (Ed.) (2005). Antarctic marine protists Australian Biological Resources Study: Canberra. ISBN 0-642-56835-9. 563 pp.

additional source

Krayesky, D. M., E. Meave del Castillo, E. Zamudio, J. N. Norris, and S. Fredericq. 2009. Diatoms (Bacillariophyta) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 155–186 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M

additional source


additional source

Hällfors, G. (2004). Checklist of Baltic Sea Phytoplankton Species (including some heterotrophic protistan groups). Baltic Sea Environment Proceedings No. 95: 210 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].




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External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (139 publications)
Barcode of Life
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Achnanthes brevipes C.Agardh, 1824. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:149387




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marine, not brackish, fresh, not terrestrial


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