Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima (Cleve) Heiden 1928

Publication Details
Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima (Cleve) Heiden 1928: 672

Published in: Heiden, H. & Kolbe, R.W. (1928). Die marinen Diatomeen der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. Deutsche Südpolar Expedition 8 (Botany): 447-715.

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 delicatissima Cleve

Type Information
Syntype localities: Atlantic Ocean; Spitsbergen; Sweden; (Cleve 1897: 24) Neotype: S; (Lundholm et al 2006: 467) Notes: Neotype: Slide labeled "Nitzschia delicatissima, Helder 7/5-97" in P.T. Cleve's handwriting in the Swedish Museum of Natural History (S), section of Botany. ITS1, 5.8S and ITS2 of the nuclear-encoded rDNA of the epitype have been sequenced and deposited at GenBank with accession number AY257849. Epitype: Fixed material of the culture "Laeso 5" has been deposited at the Botanical Museum, University of Copenhagen as number A2380 (C).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), very delicate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 08 February 2024

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