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Nitzschia mitchelliana Greenleaf 1866

Publication details
Nitzschia mitchelliana Greenleaf 1866: 107, 1 fig. (as 'Mitchelliana' )

Published in: Greenleaf, R.C. (1866). On a new species of Nitzschia (N. Mitchelliana). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 10: 107-108, 1 fig.

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
Dredged in St. George River, Maine.

Eponomy
Named for Henry Mitchell, U.S. Coast Survey.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Homoeocladia mitchelliana (Greenleaf) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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]

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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Verified by: 10 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Greenleaf, R.C. (1866). On a new species of Nitzschia (N. Mitchelliana). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 10: 107-108, 1 fig.

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