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Nitzschia scutellum (W.Smith) Wolle 1890

Publication details
Nitzschia scutellum (W.Smith) Wolle 1890: pl. 44, fig. 24

Published in: Wolle, F. (1890). Diatomaceae of North America, illustrated with twenty-three hundred figures from the author's drawings on one hundred and twelve plates. pp. [i]-xiii, [15]-47, [errata], 112 pls. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Comenius Press.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Basionym
Tryblionella scutellum W.Smith

Type information
Poole Bay.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of scutum, a shield; literally, little shield (Brown 1946).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 October 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.

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