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Nitzschia recta Hantzsch ex Rabenhorst 1862

Publication details
Nitzschia recta Hantzsch ex Rabenhorst 1862: No. 1283

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1862). Algen Europa's, Fortsetzung der Algen Sachsens, Resp. Mittel-Europa's. Dec. 29-30. Nos 1281-1300. . Dresden.

Publication date: Apr 1862

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 A (Latin), upright, straight, proper, right [as in correct] (Brown 1946).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia vitrea var. recta (Hantzsch; Grunow) van Heurck 1885

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia recta var. typica Cleve-Euler 1952

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia recta Hantzsch ex Rabenhorst)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974), Madeira (Ritter & al. 2020).

Europe: Albania (Miho & Witkowski 2005, Kupe & al. 2010, Somogyi et al. 2013), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014, Zotov 2018), Britain (Hartley 1986, Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003, Trobajo et al. 2010 , Pentecost & Haworth 2021), Czech Republic (Gross, Oesterhelt, Tischendorf & Lederer 2002, Hasler, Handák & Handákova 2007, Lysáková, Kitner & Poulícková 2007), France (Germain 1981, Bertrand et al. 2015, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Reichardt 1984, Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Reichardt 2018, Hofmann & al. 2018), Ireland (Foged 1977, Ní Chatháin & Harrington 2008, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), North Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Poland (Zelazna-Wieczorek 2011, Bąk et al. 2012, Plinski & Witkowski 2020), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Stenina 2007, Gainutdinov & al. 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982, Aboal & Llimona 1984, Aboal & Llimona 1984, Aboal 1989, Aboal, Puig & Soler 1996, Aboal, Marín & Zafra 2003, Cantoral-Uriza & Aboal 2008, Ros, Marín-Murcia & Aboal 2009, Pérez, Maidana & Comas 2009, Leira, López-Rodríguez & Carballeira 2017), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999, Kryvosheia & Kapustin 2019).

North America: Alaska (Foged 1981), Arkansas (Smith 2010), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (Mora & al. 2017), Mexico (Pacific) (Torres-Ariño & al. 2019), Mississippi (Sullivan 1981), NW USA (Bahls 2009), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008), Western Canada (Bahls, Boynton & Johnston 2018).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010), Colombia (Heinrich & al.).

Africa: Ghana (Foged 1966, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), South Africa (Cholnoky 1958), Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

Middle East: Iran (Kheiri & al. 2018), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saedy & al. 2020), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Akgül, Akgül & Aysel 2019, Solak & al. 2019, Akgül, Akgül & Aysel 2019, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019, Kalei & Akçaalan 2020).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Foged 1972).

Asia: China (Wang 2018), Korea (Lee, Choi & Lee 1995), Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Russia (Kulikovskiy & al. 2016), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Medvedeva & Nikulina 2019), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), New Zealand (Harper & al. 2012), Queensland (Day & al. 1995, Bostock & Holland 2010), Tasmania (John 2018), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

(as Nitzschia vitrea var. recta (Hantzsch; Grunow) van Heurck)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Middle East: Egypt (Khairy & al. 2017).

Asia: Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001).

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.

Buczkó, K., Ács, É., Báldi, K., Pozderka, V., Braun, M., Kiss, K.T. & Korponai, J. (2019). The first high resolution diatom record from Lake Balaton, Hungary in Central Europe. Limnetica 38(1): 417-430, 4 figs.

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.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

John, J. (2018). Diatoms from Tasmania: taxonomy and biogeography. The diatom flora of Australia Volume 2. pp. [1]-656, 351 figs. Schmitten - Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

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]

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

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]

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.

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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