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Nitzschia subtilis (Kützing) Grunow 1880

Publication details
Nitzschia subtilis (Kützing) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow 1880: 95

Published in: Cleve, P. T. & Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 17(2): 1-121, 7 pls.
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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.

Basionym
Synedra subtilis Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synedra subtilis Kützing 1844
Synedra tenuis var. subtilis (Kützing) Brun 1880
Bacillaria subtilis (Kützing) Elmore 1895
Homoeocladia subtilis (Kützing) Kuntze 1898

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Synedra subtilis Kützing)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005).

Australia and New Zealand: Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

(as Nitzschia subtilis (Kützing) Grunow)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Gonçalves, Marques & Fonseca 2010).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Czech Republic (Gross, Oesterhelt, Tischendorf & Lederer 2002), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Rumrich, Lange-Bertalot & Rumrich 2000, Reichardt 2018, Hofmann & al. 2018, Stutz & Mattern & al. 2018), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), North Macedonia (Levkov & Williams 2012), Poland (Bąk et al. 2012), Portugal (Moita & Vilarinho 1999), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Álvarez Cobelas & Estévez García 1982), Ukraine (Bukhtiyarova 1999), Venice Lagoon (Tolomio 2004).

North America: Canada (Mather & al. 2010), Laurentian Great Lakes (Stoermer, Kreis & Andresen 1999), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), NW USA (Bahls 2009), United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

South America: Ecuador (Cleve 1894).

Middle East: Iran (Ghelichi & Ramzannejad Ghadi & Shabani 2008, Ramzannejad Ghadi 2008, Bagheri & Ramzannejad Ghadi 2008, Kheiri & al. 2018), Israel (Barinova, Yeuda & Nevo 2010), Turkey (Solak & al. 2019, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta & Das 2020).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Foged 1972).

Asia: China (Liu 2008), Mongolia (Dorofeyuk & Kulikovskiy 2012), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Niyatbekov & Barinova 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), Queensland (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

(as Homoeocladia subtilis (Kützing) Kuntze)
North America: United States of America (Kociolek 2005, Eberle 2008).

Key references
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.

Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (2013). Diatomeen im Süßwasser—Benthos von Mitteleuropa. Bestimmungsflora Kieselalgen für die ökologische Praxis. Über 700 der häufigsten Arten und ihre Ökologie. pp. [1]-908, 133 pls. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Hustedt, F. (1930). Bacillariophyta (Diatomeae) Zweite Auflage. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Mitteleuropas. Heft 10. (Pascher, A. Eds), pp. [i]-vii, [1]-466. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

Lange-Bertalot, H., Hofmann, G., Werum, M. & Cantonati, M. (2017). Freshwater benthic diatoms of Central Europe: over 800 common species used in ecological assessments. English edition with updated taxonomy and added species (Cantonati, M. et al. eds). pp. [1]-942, 135 pls. Schmitten-Oberreifenberg: Koeltz Botanical Books.

Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. [Ed.] (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz, Kniga 3. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomik vodoroslei Poriadok Pennales. Vol. 3 (1). pp. [1]-398, 117 pls. Kiev: Botanicheskii Institut im V.L. Komarova Akademii Nauk S.S.S.R. Gosudarstvennoe Izdatelystvo Geologicheskoi Literatury. [in Russian]

Reichardt, E. (2018). Die Diatomeen im Gebiet der Stadt Treuchtlingen. pp. [1]-576 (Band 1); 579-1184 (Band 2), incl 451 pls. München: Bayerische Botanische Gesellschaft [Selbstverlag der Gesellschaft].

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