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Nitzschia westiorum D.E. Kellogg, Stuiver, T.B.Kellogg & Denton, nom. illeg. 1980

Publication details
Nitzschia westiorum D.E. Kellogg, Stuiver, T.B.Kellogg & Denton 1980: 185, nom. illeg. (as 'westii' )

Published in: Kellogg, D.E., Stuiver, M., Kellogg, T.B. & Denton, G.H. (1980). Non-marine diatoms from Late Wisconsin perched deltas in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology & Palaeoecology 30: 157-189, 2 fig., 2 pl., 3 tables.

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.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fragilaria tenuicollis var. antarctica West & G.S.West 1911

Nomenclatural notes
Replaced name Fragilaria tenuicollis var. antarctica West & G.S.West, 1911. - (7 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry

Illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia antarctica Okuno, 1954 (INA); not seen. - (7 Jun 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Okuno, H. (1954). Electron microscopial study on Antarctic diatoms. Journal of Japanese Botany 29(1): 18-25.

Van de Vijver, B., Tavernier, I., Kellogg, T.B., Gibson, J., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W. & K.Sabbe (2012). Revision of type materials of Antarctic diatom species (Bacillariophyta) described by West & West (1911), with the description of two new species. Fottea 12(2): 149-169, 127 fig., 3 tables.

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