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Nitzschia amphilepta (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861

Publication details
Nitzschia amphilepta (Ehrenberg) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 780

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
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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 Eunotia amphilepta Ehrenberg

Basionym
Eunotia amphilepta Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Japan (PFLANZEN-CULTURERDEN) (Tuji & Tanimura 2006: 168). Lectotype (designated by Tuji & Tanimura 2006): BHUPM EC Mica 0705091bl (Tuji & Tanimura 2006: 168).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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
Tuji, A. & Tanimura, Y. (2006). Examination of type material for two Japanese diatoms described by C.G. Ehrenberg (1854). Bulletin of the National Science Museum Series B (Botany) 32(4): 167-170, 9 figs.

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