Diatoma gracillima Hantzsch
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
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 October 2019.