Nitzschiella longissima (Brébisson) 1864
Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs Estepona, Malaga province, Spain; Imaged with a Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 75 µm length and 8 µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.
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Nitzschiella longissima (Brébisson) Rabenhorst 1864: 164
Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1864). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio I.
Algas diatomaceas complectens, cum figuris generum omnium xylographice impressis. pp. 1-359. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
Publication date: Mar-Mai 1864
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschiella is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs
Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson
Type locality: in ostreariis Calvadosii [Calvados, Normandy, France; on oysters] (Kützing 1849: 891). Notes: Type probably in Leiden.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very long (Stearn 1973).
Nitzschiella longissima var. genuina Cleve-Euler 1952
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. -xii, -968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..
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Verified by: 28 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 October 2021.