Nitzschia sakaensis Foged 1966

Publication Details
Nitzschia sakaensis Foged 1966: 118, 149, pl. XXIV [24]: fig. 16

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.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: "Northeast Ghana. Fresh water (the White Volta river near the village Saka, Loc. No. 49)."; (Foged 1966: 118) Holotype: C; Ghana No. 266/1961 (Foged 1966: 149) Notes: "Illustration slide: Ghana No. 266/1961."

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 16 November 2014 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 February 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 February 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 August 2022

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