Nitzschia acicularis

(Kützing) W. Smith 1853      Category: Nitzschioid
BASIONYM: Synedra acicularis Kützing 1844

Neidium undulatum

 

Nitzschia alpina

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.



Observations

Contributor: Pat Kociolek - September 2011
Length Range: 30.0-100.0 µm
Width Range: 3.0-4.0 µm
Striae in 10 µm:

Description

The central part of the valve has nearly parallel sides and a sharp tapering. The extended distal portions of the valve are tapered towards fine apices. The fibulae are fine and restricted to the margin, with a density 16-21 in 10 µm. The striae are not visible with light microscopy.



Original Description

Basionym: Synedra acicularis
Author: Kützing 1844
Length Range: µm
Striae in 10 µm:

Original Description

Original Images


Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Nitzschia acicularis. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved October 24, 2014, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/species/nitzschia_acicularis

Species: Nitzschia acicularis

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Sarah Spaulding

Citations

Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. Nordhausen. 152 pp., 30 pls.

Smith, W. (1853). Synopsis of British Diatomaceae. John Van Voorst, London 1853. 89 pp., pls 1-31.

Links & ID's

Index Nominum Algarum (INA)

Original INA

California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Nitzschia acicularis CAS

NCBI Genbank Taxonomy

Nitzschia acicularis NCBI

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)

NADED ID: 48002

Autecology Discussion