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Nitzschia virgata Roper 1858

Publication details
Nitzschia virgata Roper 1858: 23, pl. 3: fig. 6

Published in: Roper, F.C.S. (1858). Notes on some new species and varieties of British marine Diatomaceae. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, London (6): 17-25, pl. III.

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 Hantzschia virgata (Roper) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twiggy, long and slender or streaked, rod-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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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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 20 September 2021.

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