Nitzschia linearis W.Smith 1853

Publication Details
Nitzschia linearis W.Smith 1853: 39, pl. XIII [13]: fig. 110; suppl. pl. XXXI [31]: 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.

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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
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).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 July 2022

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