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Nitzschia abbreviata Hustedt ex Simonsen 1987

Publication details
Nitzschia abbreviata Hustedt ex Simonsen 1987: 88

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1987). Atlas and catalogue of the diatom types of Friedrich Hustedt. Vol. 1. Catalogue. Vol. 2. pls 1-395. Vol. 3. pls. 396-772. pp. 1-525, 772 pls. Berlin & Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Velagsbuchhandlung .

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Lake Tanganyika (Schmidt 1924: pl. 349: figs 46-48). Lectotype: AWI slide 224/75 from Hustedt Collection accession A515 (Trobajo, Mann & Cox 2012: 187). Notes: "Station 6" which may have been a phytoplankton colelction on the lake.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Nitzschia Section Lanceolatae

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Introduced without a description by Hustedt in A.W.F.Schmitz (1924: pl. 349: figs 46-48); after 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is not acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis. Validated by Simonsen (1987: 88); see Trobajo, Mann & Cox (2012: 186). - (10 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Lobo, E.A., Wetzel, C.E., Heinrich, C.G., Schuch, M., Taques, F. & Ector, L. (2017). Occurrence of a poorly known small-sized Nitzschia in headwaters streams from southern Brazil. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 146: 229-240, 49 figs.

Schmidt, A.[W.F.] (1924). Atlas der Diatomaceen-kunde. Series VIII (Heft 88): pls. 349-352. . Leipzig: O.R. Reisland.

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Trobajo, R., Mann, D.G. & Cox, E.J. (2012). Studies on the type material of Nitzschia abbreviata (Bacillariiophyta). Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 141: 185-199, 54 figs.

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