Asterionella formosa var. bleakeleyi (W.Smith) Van Heurck 1896
Asterionella formosa var. bleakeleyi (W.Smith) Van Heurck 1896: 321, pl. 30: fig. 838
Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1896). A treatise on the Diatomaceae. Translated by W.E. Baxter. pp. 1-558, pls 1-35. London: William Wesley & Son.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asterionella bleakeleyi W.Smith
Asterionella bleakeleyi W.Smith
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Often found in estuaries of rivers or bays - (27 Mar 2011) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a brackish 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.
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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 July 2021.