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Nitzschia elegantula Grunow 1881

Publication details
Nitzschia elegantula Grunow in Van Heurck 1881: pl. LXIX [69]: fig. 22a

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1880). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls I-XXX [pls 1-30]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat elegant.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia microcephala var. elegantula (Grunow) Van Heurck 1885

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

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.

John, J. (2020). Diatoms from arid Australia: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 3. pp. [1]-578, 341 figs. Schmitten – Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Schoeman, F.R. & Archibald, R.E.M. (1976). The diatom flora of southern Africa. CSIR Special Report WAT 50(1): [1-44], line-drawings and photographs variously numbered.

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.

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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References
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Rivera, P. & Cruces, F. (2011). Primer registro para Chile de las diatomeas marinas Nitzschia amabilis, Nitzschia elegantula y Chaetoceros muelleri var. subsalsum. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 46. Nº 1: 95-99.

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