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Hantzschia Grunow, 1877, nom. et typ. cons.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae

Holotype species: Hantzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) Grunow

Original publication and holotype designation: Grunow, A. (1877). New diatoms from Honduras, with notes by F. Kitton. Monthly Microscopical Journal, London 18: 165-186, pls 193-196.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Mann, D.G., Trobajo, R., Sato, S., Li, C.L., Witkowski, A., Rimet, F., Ashworth, M.P., Hollands, R.M. & Theriot, E.C. (2021). Ripe for reassessment: A synthesis of available molecular data for the speciose diatom family Bacillariaceae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 158(106985): [1-19], 8 figs, 2 tables.

Numbers of names and species: There are 121 species names in the database at present, as well as 97 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 96 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):

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References
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Carballeira, R., Trobajo, R., Leira, M., Benito, X., Sato, S. & Mann, D.G. (2017). A combined morphological and molecular approach to Nitzschia varelae sp. nov., with discussion of symmetry in Bacillariaceae. European Journal of Phycology 52(3): 342-359.

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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 May 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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