Nitzschia Hassall, 1845, nom. cons.
Holotype species: Nitzschia elongata Hassal
Currently accepted name for the type species: Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith
Original publication and holotype designation: Hassall, A.H. (1845). A history of the British freshwater algae, including descriptions of the Desmideae and Diatomaceae. With upwards of one hundred plates, illustrating the various species. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, [i]-462, [ i , err.]. London, Edinburgh, Paris & Leipzig: S. Highley, H. Baillière; Sunderland & Knox; J.B. Baillière; T.O. Weigel.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2021-05-04 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 May 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 March 2023