Synedra sigma Kützing 1844
Nitzschia sigma (Kützing) W.Smith Estepona, Malaga province, Spain; Imaged with a Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 450 µm length and 10 µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.
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Synedra sigma Kützing 1844: 67, pl. 30: fig. 14
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], -152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.
Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia sigma (Kützing) W.Smith
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a brackish species.
Type locality: aus der Ostsee bei Hofmannsgave (Index Nominum Algarum).
Source of current name
Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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.
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Verified by: 10 March 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 November 2020.