Nitzschia birostrata W.Smith 1853

Publication Details
Nitzschia birostrata W.Smith 1853: 42, pl. 14: fig. 119

Published in: Smith, W. (1853). A synopsis of the British Diatomaceae; with remarks on their structure, function and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving specimens. The plates by Tuffen West. In two volumes. Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxiii, 1-89, pls I-XXXI. London: John van Voorst, Paternoster Row.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschia is Nitzschia elongata Hassal.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs.

Type Information
Near Walton, Essex: Topping.;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 10 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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