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Nitzschia obtusa var. nana Grunow 1885

Publication details
Nitzschia obtusa var. nana Grunow in Van Heurck 1885: 180

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1885). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Texte. pp. 1-235. Anvers: Martin Brouwers & Co.
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Publication date: May 1885

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), obtuse, blunt (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a brackish species.

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Key references
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]

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