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Nitzschia cuspidata Hasle 1974

Publication details
Nitzschia cuspidata Hasle 1974: 427

Published in: Hasle, G.R. (1974). Validation of the names of some marine planktonic species of Nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae). Taxon 23: 425-428.

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 Pseudo-nitzschia cuspidata (Hasle) Hasle

Type information
Type locality: Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Lundholm, Moestrup, Hasle & Hoef-Emden, 2003: 804). Holotype: 6 January 1960; Department of Biology, Univ. of Oslo IMBB slide no. 21 labeled "culture Las Palmas, 6 July 1960" (Lundholm, Moestrup, Hasle & Hoef-Emden, 2003: 804).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Hasle 1965a: 34, pl. 2, figs 6, 8, 9.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. (1993). Nomenclatural notes on marine planktonic diatoms. The family Bacillariaceae. In: P.A. Sims (ed.), Progress in diatom studies, Contributions to taxonomy, ecology and nomenclature. Special volume in honour of Robert Ross on the occasion of his 80th Birthday. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 106: 315-321.

Key references
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hasle, G.R. (1965). Nitzschia and Fragilariopsis species studied in the light and electron microscopes. II. The group Pseudo-nitzschia. Skrifter Norske VidenskabersAkademie Oslo, Math.-Naturvidensk. Klasse, n. ser. 18: 1-45.

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Verified by: 02 October 2015 by G.M. Guiry

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Auro, M.E. & Cochlan, W.P. (2013). Nitrogen utilization and toxin production by two diatoms of the Pseudo-nitzschia pseudodelicatissima complex: P. cuspidata and P. fryxelliana. Journal of Phycology 49(1): 156-169.
Bill, B., Lundholm, N., Connell, L. Baugh, K.A. & Trainer, V.L. (2005). Domoic acid in Pseudo-nitzschia cuspidata from Washington State coastal waters. Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Harmful algae in the U.S., Alismore, Ca 77 pp. (Abstract).
Lundholm, N., Moestrup, O., Hasle, G.R. & Hoef-Emden, K. (2003). A study of the Pseudo-nitzschia pseudodelicatissima/cuspidata complex (Baccillariophyceae): what is P. pseudodelicatissima?. Journal of Phycology 39: 797-813.
Rivera-Vilarelle, M., Valdez-Velázquez, L.L. & Quijano-Scheggia, S.I. (2018). Description of Pseudo-nitzschia cuspidata var. manzanillensis var. nov. (Bacillariophyceae): morphology and molecular characterization of a variety from the central Mexican Pacific. Diatom Research 33(1): 55-68.

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