Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Grunow ex Cleve) Hasle 1993

Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Grunow ex Cleve) Hasle

Current name: Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Grunow ex Cleve) Hasle
Plankton, C-24 canal, St. Lucie, Florida USA, Lugol specimens - 24 March 2023.

Publication Details
Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Grunow ex Cleve) Hasle 1993: 319

Published in: Hasle, G.R. (1993). Nomenclatural notes on marine planktonic diatoms. The family Bacillariaceae. In: P.A. Sims (ed.), Progress in diatom studies, Contributions to taxonomy, ecology and nomenclature. Special volume in honour of Robert Ross on the occasion of his 80th Birthday. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 106: 315-321.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pseudo-nitzschia is Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (Cleve) H.Peragallo.

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

Nitzschia pungens Grunow ex Cleve

Type Information
Japan; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), sharp-pointed, pricking, piercing, terminating in a hard sharp point (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 August 2021

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