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Nitzschia acula (Kützing) Hantzsch 1861

Publication details
Nitzschia acula (Kützing) Hantzsch in Rabenhorst 1861: no. 1104 d

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1861). Algen Europa's, Fortsetzung der Algen Sachsens, Resp. Mittel-Europa's. Dec. 11-12. Nos 1101-1120. . Dresden.

Publication date: Jul 1861

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.

Synedra acula Kützing

Type information
Type locality: in stehendem Wasser bei Spalato in Dalmatien (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra acula Kützing 1844
Synedra acus var. acula (Kützing) Grunow 1881
Nitzschia dissipata var. acula (Kützing) Van Heurck 1885

Nomenclatural notes
Reinhardt (2018: 229, pl. 372: figs 1-9; pl. 392: figs 1-5) refer to this taxon as " Nitzschia acula Hantzsch ex Cleve & Grunow, 1880." We adopt the authorities as in INA but we uncertin as to whether two taxa are involved. Cleve & Grunow (1880: 90) write 'N. Åcula Hantzsch, die mir bisher nur nach einem von Hantzsch erhaltenen Präparate ohne Beschreibung bekannt ist, ist noch länger (bis 0,106 mm. läng), hat einen fast centralen Kiel und 6-7 Kielpunkte in 0,01 mm. Schaalen wie bei N. minutissima und media 0,05 mm. breit." - (20 Mar 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kulikovskiy, M., Glushchenko, A.M., Kuznetsova, I.V. & Genkal, S.I. (2016). [Identification book of diatoms from Russia]. pp. [1]-804, 165 pls. Yaroslavl: Filigran. [in Russian]

Plinski, M. & Witkowski, A. (2020). Diatoms from the Gulf of Gdansk and surrounding waters (the southern Baltic Sea). pp. [1]-442, incl. 31 SEM pls, 16 photo pls. Gdansk: Gdansk University Press.

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXII. Bacillariophyta. Aulonoraphidinales. pp. [1-8] i-xvii, 1-166, 135 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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