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Nitzschia palea var. fonticola Grunow, nom. inval. 1880

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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Nitzschia palea var. fonticola Grunow
Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC. 26 Jun 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Nitzschia fonticola (Grunow) Grunow Nevada, USA: 1000x, PC
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Publication details
Nitzschia palea var. fonticola Grunow 1880: 97, nom. inval.

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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 Nitzschia fonticola (Grunow) Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Bruxelles (Delogne): eaux douces Lectotype: BM 26835 (Trobajo et al 2006: 1357). Notes: Type locality and habitat (Silva: Index Nominum Algarum). Trobajo et al. (2006: 1357) agree with Krammer and Lange-Bertalot (1988) that the lectotype should be chosen from among Neuchâtel slides. However, because of the poor quality of Cleve & Moller # 174, they designate slide BM 26835 (in the Natural History Museum, London) of Van Heurck #524 as the lectotype preparation.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Nitzschia palea var. fonticola Grunow in Cleve & Möller 1879, No. 174, an exsiccata, is invalid; Illustration in Grunow in Van Heurck 1881, pl. LXIX [69]: figs 15-20. - (9 May 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Van Heurck, H. (1884). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Table Alphabetique. pp. 1-120. Anvers: J.F. Dieljens.

Key references
Cleve, P.T. & Möller, J.D. (1879). Diatoms. Part IV, No.169-216. . Upsala: Esatas Edquists Boktryckeri.

Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.

Created: 09 June 2003 by Mairead Murphy

Verified by: 09 May 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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