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Nitzschia exilis Archibald, nom. illeg. 1966

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

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).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia exilis Sovereign, 1957. - (22 Mar 2015) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Created: 22 March 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 June 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2021.

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