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Nitzschia americana D.Bennett & Kociolek, nom. illeg. 2014

Publication details
Nitzschia americana D.Bennett & Kociolek in Kockiolek & al. 2014: 51, pl. 73: figs. 1-7; pl. 74, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kociolek, J.P., Laslandes, B., Bennett, D., Thomas, E., Brady, M. & Graeff, C. (2014). Diatoms of the United States, 1 Taxonomy, ultrastructure and descriptions of new species and other rarely reported taxa from lake sediments in the western U.S.A. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 61: 1-188, 80 pls.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia americana Hasle. - (29 Feb 2016) - 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: 29 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Lundholm, N., Hasle, G.R., Fryxell, G.A. & Hargraves, P.E. (2002). Morphology, phylogeny and taxonomy of species within the pseudo-nitzschia americana complex (Bacillariophyceae) with descriptions of two new species, Pseudo-nitzschia brasiliana and Pseudo-nitzschia linea. Phycologia 41: 480-497.
Miller, R.L. & Kamykowski, D.L. (1986). Effects of temperature, salinity, irradiance and diurnal periodicity on growth and photosynthesis in the diatom Nitzschia americana: light-saturated growth. Journal of Phycology 22: 339-348, 9 figs, 2 tables.

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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 19 September 2021.

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