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Nitzschia capitata Fritsch & Rich, nom. illeg. 1929

Publication details
Nitzschia capitata Fritsch & Rich 1929: 117, fig. 10 c-f, nom. illeg.

Published in: Fritsch, F.E. & Rich, F. (1929). Contributions to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. 8. Bacillariales from Griqualand West. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 18(1-2): 93-123.

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 (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (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.

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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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