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Nitzschia stellata Manguin 1957

Publication details
Nitzschia stellata Manguin 1957: 132, pl. 7, fig. 47a-e

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

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

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

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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.

Key references
Ralph, P.J., McMinn, A., Ryan, K.G. & Ashworth, C. (2005). Short-term effect of temperature on the photokinetics of microalgae from the surface layers of Antarctic pack ice. Journal of Phycology 41: 763-769.

Created: 02 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 July 2006 by G.M. Guiry

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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 20 September 2021.

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