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Nitzschia obscura Grunow 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia obscura Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 68, no fig.

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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
Germany: Hildesheim.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Homoeocladia obscura (Grunow) Kuntze 1898

Taxonomic notes
Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin (2000: 408) place Nitzschia obscura Grunow in Cleve & Grunow, 1880 in synonymy with Nitzschia vexans Grunow, 1881. - (11 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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