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Achnanthes lapponica  (Hust.) Hust.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 3506

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Chromista  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Accepted Name(s): Eucocconeis lapponica Hust.
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: not accepted - synonym   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: J. Patrick Kociolek  
  Notes: Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences   
  Reference for: Achnanthes lapponica    
  Expert: Russell G. Kreis, Jr.  
  Notes: USEPA, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Mid-Continent Ecology Division, Duluth, 9311 Groh Road, Grosse Ile, Michigan 48138   
  Reference for: Achnanthes lapponica    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Achnanthes lapponica   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stoermer, E. F., R. G. Kreis, Jr., and N. A. Andresen  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Diatoms from the Laurentian Great Lakes, II   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Great Lakes Research, vol. 25, no. 3   
  Page(s): 515-566   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Achnanthes lapponica   

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  Comment: Simonsen (1987) discusses the basis for transferring Eucocconeis lapponica Hust. to Achnanthes quadrataera (Østrup) Möller ex Foged. Lange-Bertalot in Lange-Bertalot and Krammer (1989) suggests Achnanthes lapponica (Eucocconeis lapponica) be transferred to Achnanthes laevis var. quadratarea (Østrup) Lange-Bert. in Lange-Bert. & Krammer. Lange-Bertalot also suggested Achnanthes lapponica var. ninckei be transferred to Achnanthes laevis var. ninckei (H. Guermer & Mang.) Lange-Bert. in Lange-Bert. & Krammer. Round, Crawford and Mann (1990) suggested Eucocconeis be considered a valid genus closely related to both Achnanthidium and Cocconeis. The Eucocconeis designation was retained pending further investigation into this little studied, complex group.  



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