Taxon Account

Nitzschia tabellaria (Grunow) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow; 1880; 82

Synonymy

Nitzschia sinuata var. tabellaria (Grunow) Grunow in Van Heurck 1881
Grunowia tabellaria (Grunow) Rabenhorst 1864
Denticula tabellaria Grunow 1862

Key references

Liu Q., Wu W., Wang J., Feng J., Lv J., Kociolek J. P., Xie S. 2017. Valve ultrastructure of Nitzschia shanxiensis nom. nov., stat. nov. and N. tabellaria (Bacillariales, Bacillariophyceae), with comments on their systematic position. Phytotaxa. 312(2): 228-236.

Morphology

Size
Length 11.5-20.0 µm, width 5.0-7.0 µm (Liu et al. 2017).

Shape
Rhombic-lanceolate with subcapitate ends.

Symmetry
Isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Punctate, in valve centre parallel or slightly radiate, becoming radiate towards valve ends, 22-24 in 10 µm.

Other features
Large fibulae extending across 1/2 of valve in centre, 6-7 in 10 µm.


SEM morphology
Raphe continuous and eccentric, terminating in small hooks at poles, fibulate raphe system on opposite sides of frustule; striae uniseriate.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Cleve P.T., Grunow A. 1880. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arctischen Diatomeen. Kongliga Svenska-Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar. 17(2): 121 pp.; 7 pls. Morphology; Taxonomy
Van Heurck H. 1881. Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique. Atlas. Ducaju & Cie., Anvers.; pls 31-77 Morphology; Illustrations
Liu Q., Wu W., Wang J., Feng J., Lv J., Kociolek J. P., Xie S. 2017. Valve ultrastructure of Nitzschia shanxiensis nom. nov., stat. nov. and N. tabellaria (Bacillariales, Bacillariophyceae), with comments on their systematic position. Phytotaxa. 312(2): 228-236. Morphology; Illustrations; Taxonomy;
This page should be cited as:

Jüttner I., Carter C. F. Nitzschia tabellaria (Grunow) Grunow in Cleve & Grunow; 1880; 82. In: Jüttner I., Carter C., Chudaev D., Cox E.J., Ector L., Jones V., Kelly M.G., Kennedy B., Mann D.G., Turner J. A., Van de Vijver B., Wetzel C.E., Williams D.M.. Freshwater Diatom Flora of Britain and Ireland. Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales. Available online at https://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/diatoms/browsespecies.php?-recid=3555. [Accessed:  ].

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