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Asteroplanus C.Gardner & R.M.Crawford, 1997

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Fragilariales
Family Fragilariaceae

Holotype species: Asteroplanus karianus (Grunow) C.Gardner & R.M.Crawford

Original publication and holotype designation: Crawford, R.M. & Gardner, C. (1997). The transfer of Asterionellopsis kariana to the new genus Asteroplanus (Bacillariophyceae), with reference to the fine structure. Nova Hedwigia 65: 47-57.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

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