Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round 1990

Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round

Current name: Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round
Seabeck, Washington, USA; Hood Canal, 200x, DIC - 11 April 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round 1990: 664

Published in: Round, F.E., Crawford, R.M. & Mann, D.G. (1990). The diatoms biology and morphology of the genera. pp. [i-ix], 1-747. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Asterionellopsis.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Asterionella glacialis Castracane

Type Information
Type locality: "... collected in the Antarctic Ocean..."; (Castracane 1886: 51)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), icy, frozen, or glacial; also meaning, growing in icy-cold regions.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 November 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 November 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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