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Nitzschia exilis Sovereign 1958

Publication details
Nitzschia exilis Sovereign 1958: 131, pl. 4: fig. 78

Published in: Sovereign, H.E. (1960). The diatoms of Crater Lake, Oregon Supplementary note. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 79(3): 345 only, no fig..

Publication date: July 1960

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), thin, slender, meagre, poor (Brown 1946).

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

Nomenclatural notes
No type nominated by Sovereign in 1958; validated by nomination of holotype by Sovereign (1960: 345). - (22 May 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Sovereign, H.E. (1958). The diatoms of Crater Lake, Oregon. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 77(2): 96-134.

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