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Asterionella socialis J.C.Lewin & R.E.Norris 1970

Publication details
Asterionella socialis J.C.Lewin & R.E.Norris 1970: 145, figs 1, 4-6, 13-15

Published in: Lewin, J. & Norris, R.E. (1970). Surf-zone diatoms of the coasts of Washington and New Zealand (Chaetoceros armatum T. West and Asterionella spp.). Phycologia 9: 143-149.
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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 Asterionellopsis socialis (J.C.Lewin & R.E.Norris) R.M.Crawford & C.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Washington: Long Beach, Pacific County, surf zone (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Crawford, R.M. & Gardner, C. (1997). The transfer of Asterionellopsis kariana to the new genus Asteroplanus (Bacillariophyceae), with reference to the fine structure. Nova Hedwigia 65: 47-57.

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