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Bacillaria obtusa (W.Smith) Elmore

Publication details
Bacillaria obtusa (W.Smith) Elmore in Barbour 1895: 20

Published in: Barbour, E.H. (1895). The diatomaceous deposits of Nebraska. Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 5: 18-23, 1 pl., 1 fig.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bacillaria is Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia obtusa W.Smith

Basionym
Nitzschia obtusa W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: Pole Bay, Dorset, England (Hendey 1964: 282). Type: BM 23329 (Hendey 1964: 282).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.

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