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Nitzschia maxima Grunow 1881

Publication details
Nitzschia maxima Grunow in Van Heurck 1881: pl. 65: figs 1, 2

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia maxima Grunow)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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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 23 October 2021.

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