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Nitzschia ventricosa J.L.Palmer 1873

Publication details
Nitzschia ventricosa J.L.Palmer in Kitton 1873: 206, pl. XXXVIII [38]: fig. 5 (as 'Nitzschia ventricosa, m.s., J. L. Palmer' )

Published in: Kitton, F. (1873). A description of some new species of Diatomaceae. Monthly Microscopical Journal, London 10: 205-207, pl. 38.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Homoeocladia ventricosa (Kitton) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Eskinazi-Leça, E., Gonçalves da Silva Cunha, M. da G., Santiago, M.F., Palmeira Borges, G.C., Cabral de Lima, J.M., Da Silva, M.H., De Paula Lima, J. & Menezes, M. (2010). Bacillariophyceae. In: Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil. Vol. 1. (Forzza, R.C. Eds), pp. 262-309. Rio de Janeiro: Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio; Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

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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