Nitzschia amphioxys ( ) W.Smith 1853
Hantzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) Grunow Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; flower pot, 1000x, DIC
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hantzschia amphioxys (Ehrenberg) Grunow
Eunotia amphioxys Ehrenberg
Type locality: America [fossil] (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Greek), sharp on both sides (Griffith 2004).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
Created: 29 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 June 2009 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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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.