Asterionella glacialis Castracane
Asterionella glacialis Castracane 1886: 50, pl. 14: fig. 1
Original publication: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Rept. Sci. Res. Voy. H.M.S. Challenger. Botany 2: 1-178.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of synonymy
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The Diatoms: Biology and morphology of the genera. pp. i-xi, 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Asterionella&species=glacialis
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Asterionella&Species=glacialis
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 April 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Du Preez, D.R., Campbell, E.E. & Bate, G.C. (1989). First recorded bloom of the diatom Asterionella glacialis Castracane in the surf-zone of the Sundays River Beach. Botanica Marina 32: 503-504.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.