Nitzschia exilis Archibald, nom. illeg. 1966

Publication Details
Nitzschia exilis Archibald, nom. illeg. 1966: 230, fig. 7

Published in: Archibald R.E.M. (1966). Some new and rare Nitzschiae (Diatomaceae) from the Vaal Dam catchment area (South Africa). Portugaliae Acta Biologica, Séries B 8(1-4): 227-238, 1pl.

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
South Africa: Vaal Dam area, Transvaal.;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), thin, slender, meagre, poor (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 22 March 2015 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 June 2019

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 June 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2022

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