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Nitzschia thermalis (Ehrenberg) Auerswald 1861

Publication details
Nitzschia thermalis (Ehrenberg) Auerswald in Rabenhorst 1861: no. 1064a

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1861-1882). Die Algen Europas, Fortsetzung der Algen Sachsens, resp. Mittel-Europas. Decades I-CIX, numbers 1-1600 (or 1001-2600). . Dresden.

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.

Navicula thermalis Ehrenberg

Type information

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing by warm springs.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Navicula thermalis Ehrenberg 1840
Surirella thermalis (Ehrenberg) Kützing 1844
Cymatopleura thermalis (Ehrenberg) Ralfs 1861

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia thermalis var. genuina Mayer 1917

Nomenclatural notes
As "Nitzschia thermalis Ktz." in Proschkina-Lavrenko (1950: 321). - (8 Jan 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia thermalis (Ehrenberg) Auerswald)
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Foged 1974 ).

Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011), Ireland (Adams 1908, Foged 1977, Wolnik & Carter 2014), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Leira, Meijide-Failde & Torres 2017), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio et al. 2002).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Gulf of California (Moreno, Licea & Santoyo 1996), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Mexico (López-Fuerte & Siqueiros-Beltrones 2016), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Texas (Eberle 1982), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Brazil (Eskinazi-Leça & al. 2010).

Africa: Ghana (Foged 1966 , Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), South Africa (Cholnoky 1958, Giffen 1967 ).

Middle East: Iran (Jamaloo & al.. 2006), Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013), Turkey (Aysel 2005, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: India (Gandhi 1998, Gupta & Das 2020).

South-east Asia: Myanmar (Burma) (Skuja 1949 ).

Asia: Mongolia (Edlund & al. 2001, Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015, Niyatbekov & Barinova 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

Key references
Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

Created: 29 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Lange-Bertalot, H. (1978). Zur Systematik, Taxonomie und Ökologie des abwasserspezifisch wichtigen Formenkreises um "Nitzschia thermalis". Nova Hedwigia 30: 635-652.

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