PSEUDO‐NITZSCHIA AS A GENUS DISTINCT FROM NITZSCHIA (BACILLARIOPHYCEAE) 1

@article{Hasle1994PSEUDONITZSCHIAAA,
  title={PSEUDO‐NITZSCHIA AS A GENUS DISTINCT FROM NITZSCHIA (BACILLARIOPHYCEAE) 1},
  author={Grethe Rytter Hasle},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={1994},
  volume={30}
}
  • G. Hasle
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Biology
  • Journal of Phycology
Morphologic, diagnostic characters of the subgenus Nitzschia, genus Nitzschia Hassall 1845, and the marine planktonic genus Pseudo‐nitzschia H. Peragallo in H. & M. Peragallo 1900 were compared. Colony formation by overlap of cell ends; weakly silicified, shallow, and flattened valves; an extremely eccentric raphe, not elevated above the general level of the valve; lack of con‐opea; and striated girdle bands characterize Pseudo‐nitzschia as a natural group and a genus separate from Nitzschia. 

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