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Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch 1860

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

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Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch
Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC. 20 May 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC
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Publication details
Nitzschia vermicularis (Kützing) Hantzsch in Rabenhorst 1860: 60

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1848-1860). Die Algen Sachsens. Resp. Mittel-Europa's Gesammelt und herausgegeben von Dr. L. Rabenhorst, Dec. 1-100. No. 1-1000. [Exsiccata, issued at various dates]. . Dresden.

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.

Basionym
Frustulia vermicularis Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Frustulia vermicularis Kützing 1833
Sigmatella vermicularis (Kützing) Brébisson & Godey 1835
Synedra vermicularis (Kützing) Kützing 1844
Bacillaria vermicularis (Kützing) Elmore 1895
Homoeocladia vermicularis (Kützing) Kuntze 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Combination often attributed to Ralfs in Pritchard (1861). - (18 Jun 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Eberle, M.E. (2008). Recent diatoms reported from the central United States: register of taxa and synonyms. Hays, Kansas: Department of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University. Latest electronic version: 5 December 2008.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Husna, R. Zarina, A., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Taxonomic study of some diatoms from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry, Vol. 3 (1) pp. 55-64.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1988). Bacillariophyceae. 2 Teil: Bacillariaceae, Epithemiaceae, Surirellaceae. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa 2/2, Begründet von A. Pacher. Herausgegeben von H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig, D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/2. pp. [i]-x, [1]-610, 184 pls with 1914 figs. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

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.

Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..

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.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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]

Zelazna-Wieczorek, J. (2011). Diatom flora in springs of Lódz Hills (Central Poland). Biodiversity, taxonomy and temporal changes of epipsammic diatom assemblages in springs affected by human impact. pp. 1-419, 124 pls. Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G.

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