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Nitzschia erosa M.H.Giffen 1967

Publication details
Nitzschia erosa M.H.Giffen 1967: 274, 275 (Latin), figs 85-87

Published in: Giffen, M.H. (1967). Contributions to the diatom flora of South Africa III. Diatoms of the marine littoral regions at Kidd's Beach near east London, Cape Province, South Africa. Nova Hedwigia 13(1/2): 245-292, pls 59-63.

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: Habitat in lacunis parvis litoralibus ad oras ostii fluvii Umkantzi in colonia provinciae Capensis Kidd's Beach dicta in Africa Meridionale {South Africa] (Giffen 1967: 275). Notes: "Typus: praeparatum No. 510 in collectione GIFFEN, Fort Hare, provrncia Capensis. Iconotypus: figurae nostrae No. 85-87."

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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