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Nitzschia confusa Hustedt ex Hartley & al., nom. inval. 1996

Publication details
Nitzschia confusa Hustedt ex Hartley & al. in Sims & al. 1996: 380, pl. 182: fig., nom. inval.

Published in: Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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 Nitzschia confinis Hustedt

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Not in INA or CAS. Is this actually Nitzschia confinis Hustedt? Pat Sims writes (e-mail February 2016): "I too cannot trace Nitzschia confusa and there is no entry for it in Simonsen's publication of Hustedt's Diatom Types. I have compared the illustration of Hustedt%u2019s confinis and the valve outline is similar but not an exact match but then I'm no expert on Nitzschias." - (8 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 30 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 January 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2021.

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