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Nitzschia amplectens Hustedt 1957

Publication details
Nitzschia amplectens Hustedt 1957: 347, figs 48-50

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1957). Die Diatomeenflora des Fluß-systems der Weser im Gebiet der Hansestadt Bremen. Abhandlungen der Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen 34(3): 181-440, 1 pl.

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.

Type information
Type locality: downstream parts of the Weser River [Germany] (Hustedt 1957: 347).

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

Distributional notes
"... widespread (probably cosmopolitan) species rarely found on the sea coasts, but common on the tidal flats, and in ion rich often polluted freshwater." (Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 2000: 368). - (10 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

Heudre, D., Wetzel, C.E., Van de Vijver, B., Moreau, L. & Ector, L. (2020 '2021'). Brackish diatom species (Bacillariophyta) from rivers of Rhin-Meuse basin in France. Botany Letters 168(1): [1-30] 56-84, 156 fig. 2 tables.

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.

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.

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.

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