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Nitzschia petitiana Grunow 1950

Publication details
Nitzschia petitiana Grunow in Proschkina-Lavrenko 1950: 329, pl. 102: fig. 8 (as 'Petitana' )

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Hantzschia petitiana (Grunow) Grunow

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid (provisional) in Grunow (1880: 104, no fig. "nenne ich dieselbe vorläufig Nitzschia Petitiana" [I call it Nitzschia Petitiana for the time being]). Perhaps first validated in Proschkina-Lavrenko (1950: pl. 102: fig. 8), if not before. - (8 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Cleve, P.T. & Möller, J.D. (1882). Diatoms, Part VI, Nos 277-324. . Upsala: Esatas Edquists Boktryckeri.

Key references
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]

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