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Nitzschia fossilis (Grunow) Grunow 1881

Publication details
Nitzschia fossilis (Grunow) Grunow in Van Heurck 1881: pl. LXVIII [68]: fig. 24

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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.

Basionym
Nitzschia amphibia var. fossilis Grunow

Type information
Ceyssat (fossil) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia amphibia var. fossilis Grunow 1880

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by T.Kanaya & Koizumi, 1970:47-66, with Basionym Pseudo-nitzschia fossilis Frenguelli 1949, but it was illegitimate [INA] - (5 May 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Kanaya, T. & Kozumi, I. (1970). The progress in the younger Cenozoic diatom biostratigraphy in the northern circum-Pacific region. Journal of Marine Geology of Japan 6(2): 47-66.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2018). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XXII. Bacillariophyta. Aulonoraphidinales. pp. [1-8] i-xvii, 1-166, 135 pls. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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