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Nitzschia aurariae Cholnoky 1966

Publication details
Nitzschia aurariae Cholnoky 1966: 165, figs 9-11, 15-18

Published in: Cholnoky, B.J. (1966). Über die Diatomeen des Stausees einer Goldgrube nahe Welkom in Südafrika. Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Série 8(2): 161-171, pl. 9: figs 15-18.

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: South Africa: Free State: Welkom (Index Nominum Algarum).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia elliptica var. alexandrina Cholnoky 1958
Nitzschia alexandrina (Cholnoky) Lange-Bertalot & Simonsen 1978

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

Heudre, D., Wetzel, C.E., Van de Vijver, B., Moreau, L. & Ector, L. (2020 '2021'). Brackish diatom species (Bacillariophyta) from rivers of Rhin-Meuse basin in France. Botany Letters 168(1): [1-30] 56-84, 156 fig. 2 tables.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Karayeva, N.I. & Bukhtiyarova, L.N. (2010). An addition to the flora of the Caspian Sea. Algologia 20(4): 471-481, 2 pls. [in Russian with English abstract]

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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].

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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