Asterionella formosa var. gracillima (Hanztsch) Grunow 1881

Publication Details
Asterionella formosa var. gracillima (Hanztsch) Grunow 1881: pl. 51: fig. 22

Published in: Van Heurck, H. (1881). Synopsis des Diatomées de Belgique Atlas. pls XXXI-LXXVII [31-77]. . Anvers: Ducaju et Cie.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Asterionella is Asterionella formosa Hassall.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Diatoma gracillima Hantzsch

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 October 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022

 
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