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Nitzschia frustulum var. bulnheimiana (Rabenhorst) Grunow 1881

Publication details
Nitzschia frustulum var. bulnheimiana (Rabenhorst) Grunow in Van Heurck 1881: pl. LXVIII [68]: fig. 30

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia bulnheimiana (Rabenhorst) H.L.Smith

Basionym
Homoeocladia bulnheimiana Rabenhorst

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), frustrule (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Apparently originally introduced without a description, but 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."). - (8 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia frustulum var. bulnheimiana (Rabenhorst) Grunow)
Europe: Britain (Sims 1996, Whitton & al. 2003), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

Asia: Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
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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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 20 October 2021.

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