Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs 1861

Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs

Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) RalfsEstepona, 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) Ralfs 1861: 783, pl. 4: fig. 23

Published in: 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. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..

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Publication date: 1861

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.

Basionym
Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson

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: 01 June 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022

 
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