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Nitzschia curvula W.Smith 1856

Publication details
Nitzschia curvula W.Smith 1856: 89

Published in: Smith, W. (1856). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. Vol. 2 pp. [i-vi] - xxix, 1-107, pls 32-60, 61-62, A-E. London: John van Voorst.
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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 Iconella curvula (W.Smith) Ruck & Nakov

Type information
Type locality: UK: Hampshire: New Forest (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Lange-Bertalot & Krammer, 1987: 108): Van Heurck; 9.ix.1854; Antwerp, coll. Van Heurck präp. VI-48-C7 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), slightly curved.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Ruck, E.C., Nakov, T., Alverson, A.J. & Theriot, E.C. (2016). Nomenclatural transfers associated with the phylogenetic reclassification of the Surirellales and Rhopalodiales. Notulae Algarum 10: 1-4.

Key references
Lange-Bertalot, H. & Krammer, K. (1987). Bacillariaceae, Epithemiaceae, Surirellaceae. Neue und wenig bekannte Taxa, neue Kombinationen und Synonyme sowie Bemerkungen und Ergänzungen zu den Naviculaceae. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 15: [2], 1-289, incl. 62 pls.

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda 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 September 2021.

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