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Nitzschia paradoxa var. tumidula Grunow 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia paradoxa var. tumidula Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 86

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beitr├Ąge 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 Bacillaria paxillifera var. tumidula (Grunow) Witkowski, Lange-Bertalot & Metzeltin

Type information
Type locality: Bengal [Bangladesh], East Indies (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: 305). Lectotype: Presumed freshwater/brackish as Surirella, Cymatopleura, Hantzschia, Rhopalodia and Cymbella present. W Diat 78 (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: 305). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Jahn & Schmid, 2007): Cleve & Moller, Diat 78, Nitzschia Kurzii Rabh., East Indies at W (Fig. 9).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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

General environment
This is a marine 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
Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Key references
Jahn, R. & Schmid, A.-M.M. (2007). Revision of the brackish-freshwater diatom genus Bacillaria Gmelin (Bacillariophyta) with the description of a new variety and two new species. European Journal of Phycology 42: 295-312.

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