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Nitzschia bicapitata Cleve 1901

Publication details
Nitzschia bicapitata Cleve 1901: 933, fig. 12

Published in: Cleve, P.T. (1901). Plankton from the Indian Ocean and the Malay Archipelago. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 35(5): 1-58.

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
(Latin), Two-headed.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Al-Shaheen, M.A. (2019). Diatoms in the wetlands of Southern Iraq. Bibliotheca Diatomologica 67: [1]-252, incl. 62 pls (652 figs), 1 map.

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

Jameson, I. & Hallegraeff, G.M. (2010). Planktonic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters. (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 16-82. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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Verified by: 03 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Fryxell, G.A. (2000). Nitzschia bicapitata (bacillariophyceae) and related taxa from oceanic aggregations. Diatom Research 15(1): 43-73.
Hernández-Becerril, D.U. & Díaz-Almeyda, E.M. (2006). The Nitzschia bicapitata group, new records of the genus Nitzschia, and further studies on species of Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyta) from Mexican Pacific coasts. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 130: 293-306, 27 figs., 2 tables.

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