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Nitzschia epsilon Kitton, nom. inval. 1863

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia


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Nitzschia epsilon Kitton
400x __Dim. 28 x 138 µm. 18 Mar 2012. Robert Lavigne. © Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com).


Sargassum cymosum var. gueinzii Grunow

Nitzschia epsilon Kitton 400x __Dim. 28 x 138 µm
© Robert Lavigne (MicroscopyView.com)

Publication details
Nitzschia epsilon Kitton 1863: 228, nom. inval.

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 Rutilaria epsilon Greville

Rutilaria epsilon Greville

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: included in synonymy? - (22 Feb 2021) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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.

Source of current name
Ross, R. (1976). Some Eocene diatoms from South Atlantic Cores. Part II. Rutilaria Greville. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 123: [1]+21-27. [in English]

Created: 16 March 2012 by Robert Lavigne

Verified by: 22 February 2021 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 21 September 2021.

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