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Bacteriastrum furcatum var. hispidum (Castracane) Simonsen 1974

Publication details
Bacteriastrum furcatum var. hispidum (Castracane) Simonsen 1974: 32 (as 'hispida' )

Published in: Simonsen, R. (1974). The diatom plankton of the Indian Ocean Expedition of R/V Meteor 1964-5. "Meteor" Forschungsergebnisse, Reihe D: Biologie 19: 1-107.

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 comosum var. hispidum (Castracane) J.Ikari

Basionym
Fragilaria vulgaris Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), forked, furcate (Stearn 1992).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Ikari, J, (1927). On Bacteriastrum of Japan. The Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 41: 421-431.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 January 2021.

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