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Nitzschia rorida M.H.Giffen 1975

Publication details
Nitzschia rorida M.H.Giffen 1975: 90, pl. IV: figs 103,104

Published in: Giffen, M.H. (1975). An account of the littoral diatoms from Langeban, Saldanha Bay, Cape Province, South Africa. Botanica Marina 18: 71-95.

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 Psammodictyon roridum (M.H.Giffen) D.G.Mann

Type information
Type locality: South Africa: Cape Province: Saldanha Bay (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Giffen; littoral. coll. Giffen, Fort Hare, Cape Province, South Africa no. 633/1 (Index Nominum Algarum

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

Nomenclatural notes
"Marine species described from South Africa, in our material found in the western Baltic Sea, the Mediterranean, Faroe Islands and the 'White Sea." (Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin 2000: 403). - (11 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Witon, E. & Witkowski, A. (2006). Holocene diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) from Faeroe Islands Fjords, Northern Atlantic Ocean. II. Distribution and taxonomy of marine taxa with special reference to benthic forms. Diatom Research 21(1): 175-215.

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