• Category
  • Class
    Bacillariophyceae
  • Order
    Bacillariales
  • Family
    Bacillariaceae
  • Type Species
    Nitzschia elongata Hass.

Displaying 43 of 43 species

Sorted from smallest to largest by maximum length
Nitzschia inconspicua Length: 5-12 Width: 2-3 Striae: 24-30
Nitzschia innominata Length: 6-14 Width: 2-3 Striae: 26-30
Nitzschia microcephala Length: 10-15 Width: 3-3 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia fonticoloides Length: 9-16 Width: 3-4 Striae: 33-35
Nitzschia soratensis Length: 3-17 Width: 2-3 Striae: 27-30
Nitzschia perminuta Length: 8-20 Width: 3-4 Striae: 22-27
Nitzschia siliqua Length: 16-20 Width: 3-3 Striae: 16-20
Nitzschia alpina Length: 13-21 Width: 3-4 Striae: 23-25
Nitzschia liebethruthii Length: 9-21 Width: 3-6 Striae: 24-26
Nitzschia desertorum Length: 13-22 Width: 3-4 Striae: 25-26
Nitzschia semirobusta Length: 9-22 Width: 4-5 Striae: 14-18
Nitzschia valdecostata Length: 10-25 Width: 3-5 Striae: 17-19
Nitzschia palea var. debilis Length: 20-30 Width: 2-3 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia acidoclinata Length: 18-32 Width: 2-2 Striae: 31-33
Nitzschia minuta Length: 20-36 Width: 4-5 Striae: 36-39
Nitzschia palea var. tenuirostris Length: 20-36 Width: 2-3 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia amphibia Length: 14-37 Width: 4-4 Striae: 14-18
Nitzschia communis Length: 25-40 Width: 3-4 Striae: 32-38
Nitzschia oregona Length: 15-42 Width: 3-3 Striae: 23-25
Nitzschia palea Length: 12-42 Width: 3-4 Striae: 36-38
Nitzschia oligotraphenta Length: 30-46 Width: 3-5 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia incognita Length: 18-47 Width: 2-3 Striae: 29-31
Nitzschia sociabilis Length: 22-49 Width: 3-4 Striae: 35-35
Nitzschia paleacea Length: 15-50 Width: 1-4 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia brevissima Length: 20-55 Width: 3-5 Striae: 37-39
Nitzschia fonticola Length: 10-55 Width: 2-4 Striae: 24-27
Nitzschia balcanica Length: 23-63 Width: 4-5 Striae: 38-40
Nitzschia exilis Length: 24-64 Width: 2-3 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia biacrula Length: 36-64 Width: 5-6 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia clausii Length: 20-68 Width: 3-5 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia columbiana Length: 25-70 Width: 3-5 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia dissipata Length: 11-72 Width: 2-8 Striae: 32-40
Nitzschia reversa Length: 35-75 Width: 2-4 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia recta Length: 48-85 Width: 4-7 Striae: 39-50
Nitzschia angustata Length: 30-88 Width: 6-7 Striae: 15-17
Nitzschia kurzeana Length: 67-95 Width: 6-8 Striae: 25-40
Nitzschia acicularis Length: 30-100 Width: 3-4 Striae: 40-45
Nitzschia regula var. robusta Length: 50-101 Width: 5-7 Striae: 23-25
Nitzschia serpentiraphe Length: 56-105 Width: 6-8 Striae: 11-12
Nitzschia filiformis Length: 27-150 Width: 4-5 Striae: 29-34
Nitzschia linearis Length: 60-150 Width: 4-6 Striae: 35-38
Nitzschia sigma Length: 30-200 Width: 4-13 Striae: 19-24
Nitzschia sigmoidea Length: 255-375 Width: 9-14 Striae: 24-26

160 Additional Nitzschia species

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Spaulding, S., Edlund, M. (2008). Nitzschia. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://diatoms.org/genera/nitzschia