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Nitzschia ofinensis Foged 1966

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Publication details
Nitzschia ofinensis Foged 1966: 117, 149, pl. XXIV [24]: fig. 12

Published in: Foged, N. (1966). Freshwater diatoms from Ghana. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Shrifter 15(1): 1-169, 25 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Type information
Type locality: "West Ghana. Fresh water (the Ofin river at the Adiembra bridge; Loc. No. 25)." (Foged 1966: 118). Holotype: Ghana No. 186/1961 (Foged 1966: 149). Notes: "Illustration slide: Ghana No. 186/1961."

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia ofinensis Foged)
Africa: Ghana (Foged 1966, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).

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