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Nitzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) W.Smith 1853

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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Nitzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) W.Smith
Seattle, Washington, USA; cement wall, 1000x, DIC. 01 Nov 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Nitzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) W.Smith
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; flower pot, 1000x, DIC. 06 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Hantzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) Grunow Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; flower pot, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Nitzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) W.Smith 1853: 41; pl.13, fig.105

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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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 Hantzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) Grunow

Basionym
Eunotia amphioxys Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: America [fossil] (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Greek), sharp on both sides (Griffith 2004).

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

General environment
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Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.

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