163,335 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,769 images, 62,932 bibliographic items, 478,463 distributional records.

Nitzschia parvula W.Smith 1853

Publication details
Nitzschia parvula W.Smith 1853: 41, pl. 31: fig. 106

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. 1. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
 Download PDF

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Poole Bay, Dorset, England Type: W. Smith; xi. 1849; Marine: encrusting a sponge.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Homoeocladia parvula (W.Smith) Kuntze

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H., Kociolek, J.P., Ruppel, M., Wawrzyniak-Wydrowska, B., Bąk, M. & Brzezinska, A. (2004). Four new species of Nitzschia sect. Tryblionella (Bacillariophyceae) resembling N. parvula. Phycologia 43: 579-595, 93 figs, 4 tables.

Created: 19 April 2006 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 11 February 2020 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 619 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H., Kociolek, J.P., Ruppel, M., Wawrzyniak-Wydrowska, B., Bąk, M. & Brzezinska, A. (2004). Four new species of Nitzschia sect. Tryblionella (Bacillariophyceae) resembling N. parvula. Phycologia 43: 579-595, 93 figs, 4 tables.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=128894

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.

SITE © 1996 - 2021 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio