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Bacteriastrum nodulosum G.Shadbolt 1854

Publication details
Bacteriastrum nodulosum G.Shadbolt 1854: 14

Published in: Shadbolt, G. (1854). A short description of some new forms of Diatomaceae from Port Natal. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London ser. 2 2: 13-18.

Publication date: 1854

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bacteriastrum is Bacteriastrum furcatum Shadbolt.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bacteriastrum furcatum Shadbolt

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules .

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal: Geo. Busk (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Key references
Bosak, S., Supraha, L., Nanjappa, D., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Sarno, D. (2015). Morphology and phylogeny of four species from the genus Bacteriastrum (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 54(2): 130-148.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 January 2021.

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