Nitzschiella acicularis (Kützing) 1864
Nitzschiella acicularis (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1864: 164
Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1864). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio I.
Algas diatomaceas complectens, cum figuris generum omnium xylographice impressis. pp. 1-359. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
Publication date: Mar-Mai 1864
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nitzschiella is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia acicularis (Kützing) W.Smith
Synedra acicularis Kützing
Type locality: In ganz Europa unter Oscillarien und andern Diatomeen einzeln zerstreut (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.
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Verified by: 05 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 07 March 2021.