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Nitzschia vermicularis var. terrestris J.B.Petersen 1928

Publication details
Nitzschia vermicularis var. terrestris J.B.Petersen 1928: 418, fig. 31

Published in: Petersen, J.B. (1928). The aërial algae of Iceland. In: The botany of Iceland. Vol. II. Part II.. (Rosenvinge, L.K. & Warming, E. Eds), pp. 328-447. Copenhagen & London: Wheldon and Wesley.

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 terrestris (J.B.Petersen) Hustedt

Type information
Type locality: Iceland (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a aerophytic 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
Hustedt, F. (1934). Die Diatomeenflora von Poggenpohls Moor bei Dötlingen in Oldenburg. Abhandlungen und Vorträgen der Bremer Wissenschaftlichen Gessellschaft 8/9: 362-403, 19 figs.

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G.M. 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 24 September 2021.

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