Asterionella glacialis Castracane 1886
Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round Seabeck, Washington, USA; Hood Canal, 200x, DIC
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Asterionella glacialis Castracane 1886: 50, pl. 14: fig. 1
Published in: Castracane, [C.A.] F. (1886). Report on the Diatomaceae collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. In: Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Botany - Vol. II. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. -178.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round
Type locality: Antarctic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.
Cheng Zhaodi & Gao Yahui [Cheng, Z.D. & Gao, Y.H.] (2012). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum. Tomus V. Bacillariophyta No. I. Centricae. pp. [i-viii], i-xxvi, 1-137 plus 35 pls. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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Du Preez, D.R., Campbell, E.E. & Bate, G.C. (1989). First recorded bloom of the diatom Asterionella glacialis Castracane in the surf-zone of the Sundays River Beach. Botanica Marina 32: 503-504.
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