Achnanthes brevipes   C.A. Agardh,  1824 ()
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Order:Achnanthales
Family:Achnanthaceae

Image copyrights: Chris Lobban

Plastids with pyrenoids in live cells. Larger image shows cells in girdle and polar views and inset shows valve view

Description

Synonym (s)
Achnantella brevipes (Agardh) Gaillon, 1833
Achnanthidium brevipes (Agardh) Heiberg, 1863
Achnanthidium brevipes (Agardh) Cleve, 1895

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Chennai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Royapuram INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Waltair INDIA
• Pondicherry, Karaikal, Arasalar Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove INDIA (Record: 04/1980-03/1982)
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Estuary (Lat: 13.01) (Long: 80.28) INDIA (Record: 04/1998-03/1999)
• Karnataka, Netravati Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1998-01/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin (Lat: 8.71) (Long: 78.2) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 06/07/2001-02/08/2001)
• Kerala, Kavanad INDIA
• Kerala, Punnapra INDIA
• Kerala, Azheekode INDIA
• Goa, Dona Paula Bay (Lat: 15.45) (Long: 73.8) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 02/2005-02/2006)
• South West Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kattumavadi INDIA (Record: 04/2002-03/2003)

Literature Source(s)
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  • Gopinathan, CP (1984) A systematic account of the littoral diatoms of the southwest coast of India Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 26(1&2) 2-31 Available at - NIO, Goa
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