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Nitzschia delicatula Hasle, nom. illeg. 1965

Publication details
Nitzschia delicatula Hasle 1965: 37, pl. 17, figs 1-16, nom. illeg.

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 Pseudo-nitzschia pseudodelicatissima (Hasle) Hasle

Type information
Type locality: from scattered localities in the North Atlantic (approximately 17º to 67ºN) as well as from Canadian and Chilean waters (Lundholm, Moestrup, Hasle & Hoef-Emden, 2003: 797).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), very delicate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Earlier homonym: N. delicatula Skvotzow 1946 (Hasle & de Mendiola 1967). - (30 Apr 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Hasle, G.R. & de Mendiola, B.R.E. (1967). The fine structure of some Thalassionema and Thalassiothrix species. Phycologia 6(2/3): 107-126, 53 figs.

Lundholm, N., Moestrup, O., Hasle, G.R. & Hoef-Emden, K. (2003). A study of the Pseudo-nitzschia pseudodelicatissima/cuspidata complex (Baccillariophyceae): what is P. pseudodelicatissima?. Journal of Phycology 39: 797-813.

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