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Nitzschia sigma var. curvula (W.Smith) Brun 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia sigma var. curvula (W.Smith) Brun 1880: 105

Published in: Brun, J. [Brun, J.-J.] (1880). Diatomées des Alpes et du Jura et de la region Suisse et Française des environs de Genève. pp. 1-146, 9 pls. Genève & Paris: H. Georg; Georges Masson.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Iconella curvula (W.Smith) Ruck & Nakov

Basionym
Nitzschia curvula W.Smith

Type information
Type locality: UK: Hampshire: New Forest (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Lange-Bertalot & Krammer, 1987: 108): Van Heurck; 9.ix.1854; Antwerp, coll. Van Heurck präp. VI-48-C7 (Index Nominum Algarum

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

Nomenclatural notes
Often cited as "(Rabenhorst) Brun". - (8 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Ruck, E.C., Nakov, T., Alverson, A.J. & Theriot, E.C. (2016). Nomenclatural transfers associated with the phylogenetic reclassification of the Surirellales and Rhopalodiales. Notulae Algarum 10: 1-4.

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]

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