Nitzschia innominata

Sovereign 1958      Category: Nitzschioid

Nitzschia inconspicua


Nitzschia kurzeana

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.


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.

Original Description

Author: Sovereign 1958
Length Range: µm
Striae in 10 µm:

Original Description

Original Images

Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Nitzschia innominata. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved April 22, 2018, from

Species: Nitzschia innominata

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Marina Potapova


Sovereign, H.E. (1958). The diatoms of Crater Lake, Oregon. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 77(2):96-134.

Links & ID's

Index Nominum Algarum (INA)

Original INA

California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Nitzschia innominata CAS

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)


Autecology Discussion