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Nitzschia acuta Hantzsch, nom. illeg. 1930

Publication details
Nitzschia acuta Hantzsch in Hustedt 1930: 412, fig. 790, nom. illeg.

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90┬░ (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Nitzschia acuta Cleve, 1878, nor Nitzschia acuta Peragallo & Peragallo, 1899. - (18 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry

Distributional notes
"Freshwater. Lake Baikal, reservoirs of the Leningrad and north-western areas of the USSR." (Proschkina-Lavrenko 1950: 330, pl. 102: figs 13 a, b). - (8 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

Villaca, R., Fonseca, A.C., Jensen, V.K. & Knoppers, B. (2010). Species composition and distribution of macroalgae on Atol das Rocas, Brazil, SW Atlantic. Botanica Marina 53(2): 113-122.

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