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Nitzschia alba J.C.Lewin & R.A.Lewin 1967

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Publication details
Nitzschia alba J.C.Lewin & R.A.Lewin 1967: 365, fig. 1

Published in: Lewin, J. & Lewin, R.A. (1967). Culture and nutrition of some apochlorotic diatoms of the genus Nitzschia. Journal of General Microbiology 46: 361-367, pl. I.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Type information
Type locality: Woods Hole, Massachusetts (on Sargassum & Zostera); Ensenada, Mexico (on Enteromorpha); La Jolla, California (in aquarium outflow & on Pelagophycus); Split, Jugoslavia (silt in harbor) (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: [Type not designated] [studies based mostly on strain 177-M from La Jolla]; specimens deposited at Cal. Acad. Sc. & at Smithsonian Inst. (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), white.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Type not desiganted. - (19 Dec 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Thamatrakoln, K., Alverson, A.J. & Hildebrand, M. (2006). Comparative sequence analysis of diatom silicon transporters: toward a mechanistic model of silicon transport. Journal of Phycology 42: 822-834.

Created: 19 October 2006 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 19 December 2019 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 20 September 2021.

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