Nitzschia microcephala

Grunow 1880      Category: Nitzschioid
BASIONYM: Nitzschia microcephala Grunow 1880

Nitzschia linearis

 

Nitzschia minuta

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.



Observations

Contributor: Pat Kociolek - March 2011
Length Range: 10-15 µm
Width Range: 3 µm
Striae in 10 µm: Striae are not easily visible

Description

Valves are linear with straight or slightly concave margins. The apices are protracted, narrow and narrowly rounded. Fibulae are distinct and number 12-16 in 10 µm. Striae are not easily visible, being resolved in only some specimens.



Original Description

Basionym: Nitzschia microcephala
Author: Grunow 1880
Length Range: µm
Striae in 10 µm:

Original Description

Original Images


Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Nitzschia microcephala. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved November 23, 2014, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/species/nitzschia_microcephala

Species: Nitzschia microcephala

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Kalina Manoylov

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. (1991). Bacillariophyceae. 3. Teil: Centrales, Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae. In Ettl, H., Gerloff, J., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. (Eds.). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. 2(3): 1-576. Gustav Fisher Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany.

Links & ID's

Index Nominum Algarum (INA)

Original INA

California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Nitzschia microcephala CAS

NCBI Genbank Taxonomy

Nitzschia microcephala NCBI

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)

NADED ID: 48024

Autecology Discussion