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nitzschia curvula (Kützing) Ralfs 1861

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Publication details
nitzschia curvula (Kützing) Ralfs in Pritchard 1861: 782

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Basionym
Synedra curvula Kützing

Type information
Type locality: in Süsswassergräben bei Nordhausen (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), slightly curved.

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

Distributional notes
Prussia (Pritchard, 1861). - (19 May 2020) - Wendy 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.

Key references
Williams, D.M. & Blanco, S. (2020). Studies on type material from Kützing's diatom collection II: Synedra acus Kützing, Synedra arcus Kützing, their morphology, types and nomenclature. Diatom Research 34(4): 237-250.

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Verified by: 19 May 2020 by G.M. Guiry

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