Nitzschia communis

Rabenhorst 1860      Category: Nitzschioid
BASIONYM: Nitzschia communis Rabenhorst 1860

Nitzschia columbiana

 

Nitzschia desertorum

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.



Observations

Contributor: Pat Kociolek - March 2011
Length Range: 25-40 µm
Width Range: 3-4 µm
Striae in 10 µm: 32-38

Description

Valves are linear with rounded apices. Fibula are relatively large and distinct, about 10-13 in 10 µm. Striae are resolved in the light microscope but very fine. Individual areolae within striae are not visible.



Original Description

Basionym: Nitzschia communis
Author: Rabenhorst 1860
Length Range: µm
Striae in 10 µm:

Original Description

Original Images


Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Nitzschia communis. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved July 22, 2014, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/species/nitzschia_communis

Species: Nitzschia communis

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Rex Lowe

Citations

Hustedt, F. (1930). Die Kieselalgen Deutschlands, Osterreichs und der Schweiz mit Berucksichtigung der ubrigen Lander Europas sowie der angrenzenden Meersgebiete. In: Dr. L. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz. Leipzig, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft Geest und Portig K.-G. Vol. 7, Part 3, pp. 557-816.

Krammer, K. and Lange-Bertalot, H. (1988). Bacillariophyceae. 2. Teil: Bacillariaceae, Epithemiaceae, Surirellaceae. In: Ettl, H., J. Gerloff, H. Heynig and D. Mollenhauer (eds.) Susswasserflora von Mitteleuropa, Band 2/2. Gustav Fisher Verlag, Jena.

Rabenhorst, L. (1860). Die Algen Sachsens resp. Mittel-Europa’s. Decas 95-96. no. 943-953 etc. .

Links & ID's

Index Nominum Algarum (INA)

Original INA

California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Nitzschia communis CAS

NCBI Genbank Taxonomy

Nitzschia communis NCBI

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)

NADED ID: 48198

Autecology Discussion