Higher Classification: > Kingdom Chromista > Subkingdom Harosa > Infrakingdom Heterokonta > Phylum Ochrophyta > Subphylum Khakista > Class Bacillariophyceae > Subclass Bacillariophycidae > Superorder Bacillariophycanae > Order Bacillariales > Family Bacillariaceae > Genus Pseudo-nitzschia

Pseudo-nitzschia fraudulenta (Cleve) Hasle, 1993

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Pseudo-nitzschiaH.Peragallo, 1900accepted genus name

Species group names

Nitzschia fraudulenta Cleve, 1897 basionym
Nitzschia fraudulenta Cleve, 1897 synonym


original description

Cleve P.T. 1897. Report on the phytoplankton collected on the expedition of H.M.S. "Research" 1896. Fifteenth Ann. Rep. Fish Board Scotl. 3: 296-304

basis of record


additional source

Lakkis, S. (2011). Le phytoplancton marin du Liban (Méditerranée orientale): biologie, biodiversité, biogéographie. Aracne: Roma. ISBN 978-88-548-4243-4. 293 pp.

additional source

Harper, M.A.; Cassie Cooper, V.; Chang, F.H.; Nelson, W.A.; Broady, P.A. (2012). Phylum Ochrophyta: brown and golden-brown algae, diatoms, silicoflagellates, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2012). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. pp. 114-163.

additional source

Rhodes L., Scholin C., Garthwaite I., Haywood A. & Thomas A. 1997. Domoic acid producing Pseudo-nitzschia species educed by whole cell DNA probe-based and immunochemical assays. In: Harmful Algae (Ed. by B. Reguera, J. Blanco, M.L. Fernández & T. Wyatt), pp. 274-277. Xunta de Galicia and IOC, UNESCO, Santiago de Compostela.

additional source

Moestrup, Ø., Akselman, R., Cronberg, G., Elbraechter, M., Fraga, S., Halim, Y., Hansen, G., Hoppenrath, M., Larsen, J., Lundholm, N., Nguyen, L. N., Zingone, A. (Eds) (2009 onwards). IOC-UNESCO Taxonomic Reference List of Harmful Micro Algae.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Tomas, C.R. (Ed.) (1997). Identifying marine phytoplankton. Academic Press: San Diego, CA [etc.] (USA). ISBN 0-12-693018-X. XV, 858 pp.

new combination reference

Hasle G.R. 1993. Nomenclatural notes on marine planktonic diatoms. The family Bacillariaceae. Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft 106: 315-321




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External Links

GenBank (59 nucleotides; 5 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Pseudo-nitzschia fraudulenta (Cleve) Hasle, 1993. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246606




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