Asterionella formosa var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Wolle 1890
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, -47, [errata], 112 pls. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Comenius Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith
Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, handsome.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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.