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Diatoma gracillima Hantzsch

Publication details
Diatoma gracillima Hantzsch in Rabenhorst 1861: no. 1104b; figs a, b

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1861). Algen Europa's, Fortsetzung der Algen Sachsens, Resp. Mittel-Europa's. Dec. 11-12. Nos 1101-1120. . Dresden.

Publication date: Jul 1861

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diatoma is Diatoma vulgaris Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asterionella formosa var. gracillima (Hanztsch) Grunow

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

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.

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