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Nitzschia sigmatella W.Gregory 1855

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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Nitzschia sigmatella W.Gregory
Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Eunotia flexuosa (Brébisson ex Kützing) Kützing

Stenopterobia sigmatella (W.Gregory) R.Ross Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Nitzschia sigmatella W.Gregory 1855: 38, pl. 4: fig. 2

Published in: Gregory, W. (1855). On the post-Tertiary lacustrine sand containing diatomaceous exuviae from Glenshire near Inverary. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 3: 30-43.

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 Stenopterobia sigmatella (W.Gregory) R.Ross

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Hartley, B. [in collaboration with Ross, R. & Williams, D.M.] (1986). A check-list of the freshwater, brackish and marine diatoms of the British Isles and adjoining coastal waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 66(3): 531-610.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.

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