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Pseudo-nitzschia americana (Hasle) Fryxell 1993

Publication details
Pseudo-nitzschia americana (Hasle) Fryxell in Hasle 1993: 318

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudo-nitzschia is Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (Cleve) H.Peragallo.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Nitzschia americana Hasle

Type information
Type locality: Atlantida, Uruguay (Hasle 1974: 426). Holotype: G.R.H.; 5 February 1949; Univ. Oslo 2 marked specimens on IMBB slide no. 14 (Hasle 1974: 426). Notes: 5.ii.1959 (INA). Isotypes: W7, 48a, B.M. 77891.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia americana Hasle 1974

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Ajani, P., Murray, S., Hallegraeff, G., Lundholm, N., Gillings, M., Brett, S. & Armand, L. (2013). The diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in New South Wales, Australia: morphotaxonomy, molecular phylogeny, toxicity, and distribution. Journal of Phycology 49(4): 765-785.

Churro, C.I., Carreira Cátia, C., Rodrigues, F.J., Craveiro, S.C., Calado, A.J., Casteleyn, G. & Lundholm, N. (2009). Diversity and abundance of potentially toxic Pseudo-nitzschia Peragallo in Aveiro coastal lagoon, Portugal and description of a new variety, P. pungens var. aveirensis var. nov. Diatom Research 24(1): 35-62.

Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., West, J.A. & Verbruggen, H. (2017). Analysis of chloroplast genomes and a supermatrix inform reclassification of the Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(5): 920-937, 2 figs.

Jameson, I. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Planktonic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters. (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 16-82. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Lim, H.C., Teng, S.T., Lim, P.T., Wolf, M. & Leaw, C.P. (2016). 18S rDNA phylogeny of Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) inferred from sequence-structure infomation. Phycologia 55(2): 134-146.

Lundholm, N., Hasle, G.R., Fryxell, G.A. & Hargraves, P.E. (2002). Morphology, phylogeny and taxonomy of species within the pseudo-nitzschia americana complex (Bacillariophyceae) with descriptions of two new species, Pseudo-nitzschia brasiliana and Pseudo-nitzschia linea. Phycologia 41: 480-497.

Rivera-Vilarelle, M., Quijano-Scheggia, S., Olivos-Ortiz, A., Gavino-Rodriguez, J, H., Castro-Ochoa, F. & Reyes-Herrera, A. (2013). The genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in Manzanillo and Santiago Bays, Colima, Mexico. Botanica Marina 56(4): 357-373.

Stonik, I,V., Orlova, T.Y. & Lundholm, N. (2011). Diversity of Pseudo-nitzschia H. Peragallo from the western North Pacific. Diatom Research 26(1): 121-134.

Teng, S.T., Leaw, C.P., Lim, H.C. & Lim, P.T. (2013). The genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in Malaysia, including new records and a key to species inferred from morphology-based phylogeny. Botanica Marina 56(4): 375-398.

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