Nitzschia insignis W.Gregory 1857
Nitzschia insignis W.Gregory Alboran Sea, Zeiss Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 325 µm length, Marine sample
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Nitzschia insignis W.Gregory 1857: 80, pl. 1: figs 46, 46 bis
Published in: Gregory, W. (1857). On the post-Tertiary diatomaceous sand of Glenshira. Part II. Containing an account of a number of additional undescribed species. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London 5: 67-88, pl. 1.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Diatomaceous sand of Glenshira, near Inverary, Scotland.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), distinguished.
This is a marine species.
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]
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.