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Nitzschia acicularioides R.E.M.Archibald, nom. illeg. 1966

Publication details
Nitzschia acicularioides R.E.M.Archibald 1966: 229, figs 2-4, nom. illeg.

Published in: Archibald R.E.M. (1966). Some new and rare Nitzschiae (Diatomaceae) from the Vaal Dam catchment area (South Africa). Portugaliae Acta Biologica, Séries B 8(1-4): 227-238, 1pl.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia draveillensis Coste & Ricard

Nitzschia acicularioides Hustedt

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia acicularioides Hustedt, 1959. - (18 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia acicularioides R.E.M.Archibald)
Europe: Britain (Sims 1996).

Source of current name
Coste, M. & Ricard, M. (1980). Observation en microscopie photonique de quelques Nitzschia nouvelles ou intéressantes dont la striation est à la limite du pouvoir de résolution. Cryptogamie, Algologie 1(3): 187-212.

Key references
Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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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 25 October 2021.

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