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Nitzschia vermicularis var. flexa (Schumann) A.Cleve 1952

Publication details
Nitzschia vermicularis var. flexa (Schumann) A.Cleve 1952: 73 (as 'N. vermicularis 'gamma' flexa mh.' )

Published in: Cleve-Euler, A. (1952). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. Teil V. (Schluss.). Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 3(3): 1-153, figs 1318-1583 in 46 pls.
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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 flexa Schumann

Basionym
Nitzschia flexa Schumann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

Key references
Novais, M.H., Blanco, S., Morais, M., Hoffmann, L. & Ector, L. (2015). Catalogue of continental diatoms from Portugal, including the Archipelagos of Azores and Madeira: updated nomenclature, distribution and bibliography. In: Diatom Monographs (Witkowski, A., ed.). Vol. 17B. pp. 1-758. Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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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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