Nitzschia vitrea G.Norman 1861

Publication Details
Nitzschia vitrea G.Norman 1861: 7, pl. 2: fig. 4

Published in: Norman, G. (1861). On some undescribed species of Diatomaceae. Transactions of the Microscopical Society, London, New Series 9: 5-9, pl. II.

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
Type locality: in small brackish ditch near River Hull, above Stoneferry, Yorkshire; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), of glass, glassy; i.e., transparent and greenish (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

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

Last updated: 09 December 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 December 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 August 2022

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