Nitzschia acicularis var. typica A.Cleve, nom. inval. 1952
Nitzschia acicularis var. typica A.Cleve 1952: 92, fig. 1509 a-c, nom. inval. (as 'N. acicularis [alpha] typica mh.' )
Published in: Cleve-Euler, A. (1952). Die Diatomeen von Schweden und Finnland. Teil V. (Schluss.). Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, ser. IV 3(3): 1-153, figs 1318-1583 in 46 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia acicularis (Kützing) W.Smith
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, or with the prefix eu-, when purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they have the same final epithet as the name of the corresponding higher-ranked taxon (see Art. 26.2). - (2 Apr 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 26 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 April 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 March 2021.