Nitzschia parvula ex , nom. illeg. 1881
Nitzschia parvula Lewis ex Grunow in Van Heurck 1881: pl. 67: fig. 4, nom. illeg.
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia brevissima Grunow
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Apparently originally introduced without a description, but perhaps validated by analytical figures (see Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). In any case, the name is illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia parvula W.Smith, 1853. - (9 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.
Böhm, A. (1931). Die Adriatischen Ceratien. Botanisches Archiv 31: 349-385.
Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H., Kociolek, J.P., Ruppel, M., Wawrzyniak-Wydrowska, B., Bąk, M. & Brzezinska, A. (2004). Four new species of Nitzschia sect. Tryblionella (Bacillariophyceae) resembling N. parvula. Phycologia 43: 579-595, 93 figs, 4 tables.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.