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Nitzschia apiculata (W.Gregory) Grunow 1878

Publication details
Nitzschia apiculata (W.Gregory) Grunow 1878: 118

Published in: Grunow, A. (1878). Algen und Diatomaceen aus dem Kaspischen Meere. In: Naturwissenschaftliche Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Kaukasusländer, auf Grund seiner Sammelbeute. (Schneider, O. Eds), pp. 98-132, pls 3, 4. Dresden: Dresden Burdach.

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 Tryblionella apiculata W.Gregory

Basionym
Tryblionella apiculata W.Gregory

Type information
Type locality: Diatomaceous sand of Glenshira, near Inverary, Scotland (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

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.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: 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]

Schoeman, F.R. & Archibald, R.E.M. (1976). The diatom flora of southern Africa. CSIR Special Report WAT 50(1): [1-44], line-drawings and photographs variously numbered.

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