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Nitzschia irregularis R.Ross & G.Abdin 1949

Publication details
Nitzschia irregularis R.Ross & G.Abdin 1949: 225, pl. 1: fig. 1

Published in: Ross, R. & Abdin, G. (1949). Note on some diatoms from Norfolk. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, Series 3 69(4): 225-230, pl. 1.

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 (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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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