Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch 1817
Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC
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Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch 1817: 104, pl. 6: figs 4-6
Published in: Nitzsch, C.L. (1817). Beitrag zur Infusorienkunde oder Naturbeschreibung der Zerkarien und Bazillarien. Neue Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle 3(1): 1-128, 6 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia sigmoidea (Nitzsch) W.Smith
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Germany: Wittenberg (Index Nominum Algarum).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Bacillaria sigmoidea Nitzsch)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 August 2020.