Nitzschia linearis W.Smith 1853
Nitzschia linearis W.Smith 1853: 39, pl. XIII : fig. 110; suppl. pl. XXXI : fig. 110
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. I. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: "Fresh water: common. Lewes, March 1852, W. Sm. Wray, Mr. G. Smith, Nov. 1852. (Ceylon, Mr. Thwaites, Nov. 1850.)"; (Smith 1853: 40)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwatermarine species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 July 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2022