Asterionella Hassall, 1850
Holotype species: Asterionella formosa Hassall
Original publication and holotype designation: Hassall, A.H. (1850). A microscopic examination of the water supplied to the inhabitants of London and the suburban districts; illustrated by coloured plates, exhibiting the living animal and vegetable productions in Thames and other waters, as supplied by the several companies; with an examination, microscopic and general, of their sources of supply, as well as the Henly-on-Thames and Watford plans, etc. pp. 1-66 [advertisements pp. 67-69], pls I-VII. London: Samuel Highley, 32, Fleet Street.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2015-11-01 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Cox, E.J. (2015). Coscinodiscophyceae, Mediophyceae, Fragilariophyceae, Bacillariophyceae (Diatoms). In: Sylabus of plant families. Adolf Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. 13th Ed. Photoautotrophic eukaryotic algae Glaucocystophyta, Cryptophyta, Dinophyta/Dinozoa, Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta, Chlorarachniophyta/Cercozoa, Euglenophyta/Euglenozoa, Chlorophyta, Streptophyta p.p. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. 64-103. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 November 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 October 2022