Nitzschia capitata Heiden, nom. illeg. 1928
Nitzschia capitata Heiden in Heiden & Kolbe 1928: 666, pl. 7: fig. 151, nom. illeg.
Published in: Heiden, H. & Kolbe, R.W. (1928). Die marinen Diatomeen der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. Deutsche Südpolar Expedition 8 (Botany): 447-715.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia braarudii Hasle
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Nitzschia capitata (W.Smith) M.Peragallo, 1903. - (10 Mar 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 04 May 2003 by Mairead Murphy
Verified by: 10 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2021.