Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson ex Kützing) Grunow 1862

Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson ex Kützing) Grunow

Current name: Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson ex Kützing) Grunow
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. - 28 July 2019. Forbes Pettigrew

Publication Details
Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson ex Kützing) Grunow 1862: 581

Published in: Grunow, A. (1862). Die österreichischen Diatomaceen nebst Anschluss einiger neuen Arten von andern Lokalitäten und einer kritischen Uebersicht der bisher bekannten Gattungen und Arten. Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12: 315-472 [Abt 1], 545-588 [Abt. 2], 7 pls.

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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.

Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson ex Kützing

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 12 September 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 September 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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