Isthmia nervosa Kützing 1844

Isthmia nervosa Kützing

Isthmia nervosa KützingSeattle, Washington, USA; ship canal, 100x, DIC - 22 April 2008. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Isthmia nervosa Kützing 1844: 137, pl. 19: fig. 5

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1844). Die Kieselschaligen Bacillarien oder Diatomeen. pp. [i-vii], [1]-152, pls 1-30. Nordhausen: zu finden bei W. Köhne.

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Publication date: 7-9 Nov 1844

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Isthmia is Isthmia obliquata (J.E.Smith) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: an der Insel Fühnen: Blytt (herb, Hering). auf Norderney: Jürgens, an den brittischen Inseln: Berkeley. Faroër Inseln, Island: Lyngbye.; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), nerved.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 March 2018

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