Diatoma stellaris Bailey
Diatoma stellaris Bailey 1851: 39
Published in: Bailey, J.W. (1851). Microscopical observations made in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 2(8): 1-48, pl. 1-3.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Patrick, R.[M.] & Reimer, C.W. (1966). The diatoms of the United States exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii. Volume 1: Fragilariaceae, Eunotiaceae, Achnanthaceae, Naviculaceae. Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 1-688.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2019.