Nitzschia oregona

Sovereign 1958      Category: Nitzschioid
BASIONYM: Nitzschia oregona Sovereign 1958

Nitzschia minuta

 

Nitzschia palea

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.



Observations

Contributor: Pat Kociolek - February 2011
Length Range: 15-42 µm
Width Range: 3 µm
Striae in 10 µm: 23-25

Description

Valves are linear-lanceolate, with subrostrate to obtuse-capitate apices. The keel is constricted in the middle of the valve, with fibulae numbering 9-12 in 10 µm. There are two enlarged fibulae in the central valve. Striae are finely punctate.

This species has been reported only from Oregon.



Original Description

Basionym: Nitzschia oregona
Author: Sovereign 1958
Length Range: 23-25 µm
Width Range: 3 µm
Striae in 10 µm: 23-25

Original Description

Original Images


Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Nitzschia oregona. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved October 31, 2014, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/species/nitzschia_oregona

Species: Nitzschia oregona

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Rex Lowe

Citations

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 oregona CAS

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)

NADED ID:

Autecology Discussion