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Asterionella fibula (Brébisson) Hustedt 1952

Publication details
Asterionella fibula (Brébisson) Hustedt 1952: 274

Published in: Hustedt, F. (1952). Neue und wenig bekannte Diatomeen. V. Asterionella fibula (Bréb.) nov. comb., eine Plankton-Diatomee mooriger Gewässer. Bericht der Deutschen Botanischen Gessellschaft 65(8): 272-276.

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 Peronia fibula (Brébisson ex Kützing) R.Ross

Basionym
Gomphonema fibula Brébisson ex Kützing

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), clasp, buckle, safety pin (Brown 1946).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 May 2011 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
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Hustedt, F. (1952). Neue und wenig bekannte Diatomeen. V. Asterionella fibula (Bréb.) nov. comb., eine Plankton-Diatomee mooriger Gewässer. Bericht der Deutschen Botanischen Gessellschaft 65(8): 272-276.

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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 26 July 2021.

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