Nitzschia vermicularis   (Kutzing) Hantzsch in Rabenhorst,  1860 (1859) (Diatom)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bacillariophyceae

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Frustule long and cylindrical, slightly curved on both sides in opposite directions in valve view; central area having parallel lines all along valve; transverse striae present on two sides of valve intermingled with keeled punctae.

Synonym (s)
Synedra vermicularis Kutzing, 1884
Nitzschia vermicularis Hantzsch in Rabenhorst, 1864,

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters (Lat: 9.97) (Long: 76.22) INDIA (Record: 07/1971 - 08/1971)

Literature Source(s)
  • Gopinathan, CP (1975) On new distributional records of plankton diatoms from the Indian seas Journal of Marine Biology Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 17(1) 223-240 Available at -
  • Saad, MAH (1984) Proceedings of the Symposium on Coral Reef environment of the Red Sea King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia 1-681 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
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