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Nitzschia perpusilla Rabenhorst 1864

Publication details
Nitzschia perpusilla Rabenhorst 1864: no. 1164

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1861). Algen Europa's, Fortsetzung der Algen Sachsens, Resp. Mittel-Europa's. Dec. 17-18. Nos 1161-1180. . Dresden.

Publication date: Oct 1861

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 Nitzschia liebethruthii Rabenhorst

Type information
Type locality: Silezia: bei Strehlen (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Hilse; Notes: Germania, Dania, Helvetia, Gallia aust.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), exceedingly small.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Key references
Rabenhorst, L. (1864). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio I. Algas diatomaceas complectens, cum figuris generum omnium xylographice impressis. pp. 1-359. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.

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