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Nitzschia longissima var. closterium (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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Nitzschia longissima var. closterium (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck
Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Creek watershed, estuary, 1000x, DIC. 31 Jan 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Nitzschia longissima var. closterium (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck
Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Creek watershed, estuary, 1000x, DIC. 31 Jan 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Acrochaetium pulchellum Børgesen

Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & J.C.Lewin Kingston, Washington, USA; Carpenter Creek watershed, estuary, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Nitzschia longissima var. closterium (Ehrenberg) Van Heurck 1885: 185

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1885). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Texte. pp. 1-235. Anvers: Martin Brouwers & Co.
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Publication date: May 1885

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cylindrotheca closterium (Ehrenberg) Reimann & J.C.Lewin

Basionym
Ceratoneis closterium Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: North Sea, near Cuxhaven, Germany (53 5200N, 008 42 00E) (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: [21 Sept. 1839]; water of the rising tide. BHUPM: Ehrenberg Collection Taxonomical Preparation 540032-3 (Jahn & Kusber 2005: 297, fig. 5). Notes: Germany: Cuxhaven; Wismar (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very long (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Reimann, B.E.F. & Lewin, J.C. (1964). The diatom genus Cylindrotheca Rabenhorst. Journal of the Royal Microcopical Society, Series 3 83(3): 283-296.

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.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

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