Nitzschia palea var. debilis

(Kützing) Grunow in Cleve and Grunow 1880      Category: Nitzschioid
BASIONYM: Synedra debilis Kützing 1844
SYNONYM(S): Synedra radians var. debilis (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1864 

Nitzschia palea

 

Nitzschia palea var. tenuirostris

LM scalebar = 10 µm = 80 pixels.



Observations

Contributor: Pat Kociolek - September 2011
Length Range: 20-30 µm
Width Range: 2.5-3.0 µm
Striae in 10 µm: Striae not visible with LM

Description

Valves lanceolate, with more or less parallel sides, and a gradual tapering to the apices. Apices rounded. Striae are not visible with LM, fibulae number 12-15 in 10 µm.



Original Description

Basionym: Synedra debilis
Author: Kützing 1844
Length Range: µm
Striae in 10 µm:

Original Description

Original Images


Cite This Page:
Kociolek, P. (2011). Nitzschia palea. In Diatoms of the United States. Retrieved November 27, 2014, from http://westerndiatoms.colorado.edu/taxa/species/nitzschia_palea_var._debilis

Species: Nitzschia palea

Contributor: Pat Kociolek

Reviewer: Kalina Manoylov

Citations

Cleve, P.T. and Grunow, A. (1880). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska-Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, Vol: 17, Issue: 2, 121 pp., 7 pls.

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.

Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas. Ducaju & Cie., Anvers. pls 31-77.

Links & ID's

Index Nominum Algarum (INA)

Original INA

California Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Nitzschia palea var. debilis CAS

North American Diatom Ecological Database (NADED)

NADED ID: 48228

Autecology Discussion