Pseudo-nitzschia

A Diatom

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Protoctist

Sublevel 1: Stramenopiles

Sublevel 2: Diatoms

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Division: Bacillariophyta

Class: Bacillariophyceae

Order: Bacillariales

Family: Bacillariaceae

Genus: Pseudo-nitzschia

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Photoautotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Pseudo-nitzschia

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS