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Nitzschia spectabilis W.Smith 1853

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Publication details
Nitzschia spectabilis W.Smith 1853: 39, pl. 14: fig. 116

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spectacular.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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 17 September 2021.

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