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Nitzschia speciosa Hustedt 1945

Publication details
Nitzschia speciosa Hustedt 1945: 945, pl. XLIII [43]: figs 1-3

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1945). Diatomeen aus Seen und Quellgebieten der Balkan-Halbinsel. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 40(4): 867-973, 12 pls.

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), showy, splendid (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1988). Bacillariophyceae. 2 Teil: Bacillariaceae, Epithemiaceae, Surirellaceae. Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa 2/2, Begründet von A. Pacher. Herausgegeben von H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig, D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/2. pp. [i]-x, [1]-610, 184 pls with 1914 figs. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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