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Nitzschia antarctica Okuno 1954

Publication details
Nitzschia antarctica Okuno 1954: 24, pl. 3, fig. 7

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 Fragilariopsis rhombica (O'Meara) Hustedt

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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

Al-Handal, A.Y., Zimmerman, J., Jahn, R., Torstensson, A. & Wulff, A. (2019). Nitzschia biundulata sp. nov., a new sea ice diatom (Bacillariophyceae) from the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Nova Hedwigia 108(3-4): 281-290, 17 fig., 1 table.
Riaux-Gobin, C. & Poulin, M. (2004). Possible symbiosis of Berkeleya adeliensis Medlin, Synedropsis fragilis (Manguin) Hasle et al. and Nitzschia lecointei Van Heurck (Bacillariophyta) associated with land-fast ice in Adélie Land, Antarctica. Diatom Research 19(2): 265-274.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.

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