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Nitzschia epithemoides Grunow 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia epithemoides Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 82, no fig.

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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: Schleswig, Oldenburg, Fünen, Schonebeck, etc (Index Nominum Algarum).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia epithemiformis Lange-Bertalot 1980

Nomenclatural notes
Nitzschia epithemioides Grunow in Van Heurck, 1881: pl. LX [60]: figs 6-8 (INA). Original spelling: "epithemoides" (Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 82); "epithemoides" may be correctable to "epithemioides"? - (23 Jul 2013) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
"Syn.: Surirella laevis Brebisson ex Kiitzing" (Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 2000: 379). There is no mention of Brébisson as an author in the original description, jsut as collector. If this synonymy is accepted then the Kützing name is the easliest available. - (10 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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

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]

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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