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Nitzschia prolongata Hustedt 1938

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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Nitzschia prolongata Hustedt
Rankin Key / Florida Bay USA, leg. T. A. Frankovich. 25 Nov 2013. Wulf Herwig. © Wulf Herwig (WEHerwig@arcor.de).

 

Polysiphonia purpurea Postels & Ruprecht

Nitzschia prolongata Hustedt Rankin Key / Florida Bay USA, leg. T. A. Frankovich
© Wulf Herwig (WEHerwig@arcor.de)

Publication details
Nitzschia prolongata Hustedt 1938: 489, pl. 41: fig. 28

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1938). Systematische und ökologische Untersuchungen über die Diatomeen-Flora von Java, Bali und Sumatra nach dem Material der Deutschen Limnologischen Sunda-Expedition. Allgemeiner Teil. II. Die Diatomeenflora der untersuchtn Gewässertypen. Archiv für Hydrobiologie (Supplement) 16(1): 1-155, pls 85-98.

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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Conspecifity with Ni. improvisa Simonsen is rather [more] likely than unlikely." (Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 2000: 401). - (11 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a ubiquitous species.

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Key references
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.

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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