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Nitzschia contorta C.Mereschkowsky 1901

Publication details
Nitzschia contorta C.Mereschkowsky 1901: 496

Published in: Mereschkowsky, C. (1901). Corrigenda to my papers, Note on Diatoms from Chincha Guano and List of California Diatoms. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 8: 494-496.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).

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

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

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: 12 June 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.

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