Sovereign 1958 Category: Nitzschioid
BASIONYM: Nitzschia innominata Sovereign 1958
Contributor: Pat Kociolek - February 2011
Length Range: 6-14 µm
Width Range: 2-3 µm
Striae in 10 µm: 26-30
Valves linear-lanceolate to somewhat elliptical, apices obtuse-rostrate. Keel is strongly excentric. Fibulae are small, about 10-11 in 10 µm. Striae are parallel, fine.
Known only from Oregon. Probably indicative of clean water.
Basionym: Nitzschia innominata
Author: Sovereign 1958
Length Range: µm
Striae in 10 µm:
Sovereign, H.E. (1958). The diatoms of Crater Lake, Oregon. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 77(2):96-134.