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Nitzschia sigma var. rigida Grunow ex Van Heurck 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia sigma var. rigida Grunow ex Van Heurck 1880: pl. 66: fig. 5

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1880). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls I-XXX [pls 1-30]. . 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Amphipleura rigida Kützing 1844
Nitzschia rigida (Kützing) H.Peragallo & M.Peragallo 1900
Sigmatella sigma var. rigida (Kützing) Frenguelli 1926

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (Melbourne Code; see ICN 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."). - (26 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

N. sigma var. rigida Grunow in Van Heurck, new name [intended combination of Amphipleura rigida Kützing 1844 (illeg.)] (INA). - (7 Aug 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine 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.

Kennett, D.M. & Hargraves, P.E. (1984). Subtidal benthic diatoms from a stratified estuarine basin. Botanica Marina 27: 169-183.

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