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Nitzschia vexans Grunow 1881

Publication details
Nitzschia vexans Grunow in Van Heurck 1881: pl. LVII [57]: fig. 8

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.
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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.

Type information
Near Hildesheim; living in freshwater.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia compressa var. vexans (Grunow) Lange-Bertalot 1987

Nomenclatural notes
Seemingly originally first introduced without a description, but validated by analytical figures (see ICN Art. 38.7 "For the purpose of Art. 38.5, prior to 1 January 1908, an illustration with analysis (see Art. 38.9 and 38.10) is acceptable in place of a written description or diagnosis."). - (19 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

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