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Nitzschia vivax W.Smith 1853

Publication details
Nitzschia vivax W.Smith 1853: 41, pl. 31: fig. 267

Published in: 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.
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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 vivax (W.Smith) Grunow

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia vivax var. genuina Cleve-Euler 1952

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Grunow, A. (1877). New diatoms from Honduras, with notes by F. Kitton. Monthly Microscopical Journal, London 18: 165-186, pls 193-196.

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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References
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Hantzsch, C.A. (1860). Neue Bacillarien: Nitzschia vivax var. elongata, Cymatopleura nobilis. Hedwigia 2(7): 1-40, pl. 6.

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