Asterionella gracillima var. formosa ( ) Wislouch 1921
Asterionella formosa Hassall Massed cells in plankton. Pitsford Water, Northampton, UK
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Asterionella gracillima var. formosa (Hassall) Wislouch 1921: 107,110
Published in: Wislouch, S.M. (1921). Materialy po diatomovym Yaroslavskoy gubernii. (Material on the Diatoms of the gouvernment of Jaroslav). Trudy Yaroslavskogo Estestvenno istorich, Obshch. 3: 105-116,1 pl., 15 Lit. hinw.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asterionella formosa Hassall
Asterionella formosa Hassall
Type locality: England: London: Thames R. (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.
Created: 09 November 2008 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 27 March 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 July 2021.