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Nitzschia pliocena (J.-J.Brun) Mertz 1966

Publication details
Nitzschia pliocena (J.-J.Brun) Mertz 1966: 30, pl. 6: figs 14-20

Published in: Mertz, V. (1966). Mikropal├Ąontologische und sedimentologische Untersuchungen der Pisco-Formation S├╝dperus. Palaeontographica, Abteilung B 118(1): 1-51.

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 Fragilariopsis pliocena (Brun) Sheshukova-Poretskaya

Fragilaria pliocena J.-J.Brun

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Sendai (fossil) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Described as a fossil.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nematoplata pliocena (J.-J.Brun) Kuntze
Fragilaria pliocena J.-J.Brun 1891

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Gariboldi, K. (2016). A note on diatom stratigraphic markers in upper Miocene sediments of the Pisco Formation, Peru, and description of Delphineis urbinai sp. nov. Diatom Research 31(3): 285-301, 45 figs, 3 tables.

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