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Bacteriastrum curvatum G.Shadbolt 1854

Publication details
Bacteriastrum curvatum G.Shadbolt 1854: 14, pl. I, fig. 2

Published in: Shadbolt, G. (1854). A short description of some new forms of Diatomaceae from Port Natal. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London ser. 2 2: 13-18.

Publication date: 1854

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bacteriastrum is Bacteriastrum furcatum Shadbolt.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bacteriastrum furcatum Shadbolt

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Port Natal: Geo. Busk (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Key references
Bosak, S., Supraha, L., Nanjappa, D., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Sarno, D. (2015). Morphology and phylogeny of four species from the genus Bacteriastrum (Bacillariophyta). Phycologia 54(2): 130-148.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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