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Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs 1861

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Bacillariophycidae
Order Bacillariales
Family Bacillariaceae
Genus Nitzschia

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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.. 28 Jul 2019. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew .

 

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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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Publication details
Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs in Pritchard 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. xii, 968, 40 plates. London: Whittaker and Co..
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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.

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson 1849
Nitzschiella longissima (Brébisson) Rabenhorst 1864
Homoeocladia longissima (Brébisson) Kuntze 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitzschia birostrata W.Smith 1853

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Grunow 1862, Ver. K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 581, with the same Basionym. (INA) - (11 Nov 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Hasle, G.R. & Syvertsen, E.E. (1996). Marine diatoms. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 5-385. San Diego: Academic Press.

Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Kennett, D.M. & Hargraves, P.E. (1984). Subtidal benthic diatoms from a stratified estuarine basin. Botanica Marina 27: 169-183.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Proshkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (Ed.) (1950). Diatomovyi Analiz. Opredelitel' iskopaemykh i sovremennykh diatomikh vodorosleyi. Poryadok Pennales [Diatom Analysis. Manual for identification of fossil and modern diatoms. Order Pennales]. Vol. 3 pp. 398, 117 plates. Moscow & Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoye Izdatel'stvo Geologicheskoy Literatury. [in Russian]

Saunders, K., Lane, C., Cook, S., McMinn, A. & Hallaegraeff, G.M. (2010). Benthic diatoms. In: Algae of Australia. Phytoplankton of temperate waters . (Hallegraeff, G.M., Bolch, C.J.S., Hill, D.R.A., Jameson, I, LeRoi, J.-M., McMinn, A., Murray, S., de Salas, M.F. & Saunders, K. Eds), pp. 83-144. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS; CSIRO Publishing.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

Witkowski, A., Lange-Bertalot, H. & Metzeltin, D. (2000). Diatom flora of marine coasts I. Iconographia Diatomologica 7: 1-925, 219 pls with 4504 figs.

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