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Nitzschia vulpecula Giffen 1967

Publication details
Nitzschia vulpecula Giffen 1967: 280, pl. 62(4): figs 100, 101

Published in: Giffen, M.H. (1967). Contributions to the diatom flora of South Africa III. Diatoms of the marine littoral regions at Kidd's Beach near east London, Cape Province, South Africa. Nova Hedwigia 13(1/2): 245-292, pls 59-63.

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.

Type information
Type locality: "Habitat in aquis subsalsis lacus uni semiartificiali apud ostium fluvii Umkantzi in colonia provinciae Capensis Kidd's Beach dicta in Africa Meridionale. " [South Africa: Kidd's Beach, Cape Province]. (Giffen 1967: 280). Notes: Typus: praeparatum No. 210 in collectione GIFFEN, Fort Hare, provincia Capensis. Iconotypus: figurae nostrae No. 100 et 101.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia vulpecula Giffen)
Africa: South Africa (Giffen 1967).

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