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Nitzschia elliptica var. alexandrina Cholnoky 1958

Publication details
Nitzschia elliptica var. alexandrina Cholnoky 1958: 258, figs 29, 30

Published in: Cholnoky, B.J. (1958). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Südafrikanischen Diatomeenflora. II. Einige Gewässer im Waterberg-Gabiet, Transvaal. Portugaliae Acta Biologica. Serie B 6(2): 99-160.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia aurariae Cholnoky

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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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 18 September 2021.

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