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Asterionella formosa var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Wolle 1890

Publication details
Asterionella formosa var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Wolle 1890: pl.46, fig.5,6

Published in: Wolle, F. (1890). Diatomaceae of North America, illustrated with twenty-three hundred figures from the author's drawings on one hundred and twelve plates. pp. [i]-xiii, [15]-47, [errata], 112 pls. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Comenius Press.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith

Basionym
Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 March 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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.

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