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Nitzschia longissima var. reversa Grunow 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia longissima var. reversa Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 100

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beitr├Ąge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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 Nitzschia reversa W.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very long (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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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
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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