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Nitzschia alexandrina (Cholnoky) Lange-Bertalot & Simonsen 1978

Publication details
Nitzschia alexandrina (Cholnoky) Lange-Bertalot & Simonsen 1978: 16

Published in: Lange-Bertalot, H. & Simonsen, R. (1978). A taxonomic revision of the Nitzschiae lanceolatae Grunow. 2. European and related extraEuropean freshwater and brackish water taxa. Bacillaria 1: 11-111.

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 Nitzschia aurariae Cholnoky

Basionym
Nitzschia elliptica var. alexandrina Cholnoky

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nitzschia alexandrina (Cholnoky) Lange-Bertalot & Simonsen)
Europe: Germany (Reichardt 1984), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

Asia: China (Liu 2008).

Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

Source of current name
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 10 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2021.

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