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Nitzschia brebissonii W.Smith 1853

Publication details
Nitzschia brebissonii W.Smith 1853: 38

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Homoeocladia brebissonii (W.Smith) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brébisson, A. de (1870). Notes on some French Diatomaceae, presented to the Club. Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club 2: 37-43, pl. I: figs 1-8.

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