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Asterionella formosa Hassall, 1850

148954  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148954)



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  1. Forma Asterionella formosa f. acaroides (Lemmermann) Skabichevskii, 1960 accepted as Asterionella formosa var. acaroides Lemmermann, 1903 (uncertain > unassessed)
  2. Forma Asterionella formosa f. brevis Rauschenbach, 1912 (uncertain > unassessed)
  3. Forma Asterionella formosa f. capitellata Skabichevskii, 1960 (uncertain > unassessed)
  4. Variety Asterionella formosa var. acaroides Lemmermann, 1903 (uncertain > unassessed)
  5. Variety Asterionella formosa var. bleakeleyi (W.Smith) Van Heurck, 1896 accepted as Asterionella bleakeleyi var. bleakeleyi W. Smith, 1856 (uncertain > unassessed)
  6. Variety Asterionella formosa var. brevis Sergejeva et al., 1909 (uncertain > unassessed)
  7. Variety Asterionella formosa var. epilimnetica Ruttner, 1939 (uncertain > unassessed)
  8. Variety Asterionella formosa var. formosa Hassall, 1850 (uncertain > unassessed)
  9. Variety Asterionella formosa var. gracillima (Hanztsch) Grunow, 1881 accepted as Diatoma gracillimum Hantzsch in Rabenhorst, 1861 (uncertain > unassessed)
  10. Variety Asterionella formosa var. hypolimnetica Ruttner, 1939 (uncertain > unassessed)
  11. Variety Asterionella formosa var. inflata Grunow in Van Heurck, 1881 accepted as Asterionella inflata Heib., 1863 (uncertain > unassessed)
  12. Variety Asterionella formosa var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Wolle, 1890 accepted as Asterionella ralfsii W.Smith, 1856 (uncertain > unassessed)
  13. Variety Asterionella formosa var. subtilis Grunow, 1881 (uncertain > unassessed)
  14. Variety Asterionella formosa var. subtilissima Grunow, 1881 (uncertain > unassessed)
  15. Variety Asterionella formosa var. tatrica Woloszynska, 1934 (uncertain > unassessed)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Distribution geographic region not obtained; recorded as being found in the Bay of Fundy  
Distribution geographic region not obtained; recorded as being found in the Bay of Fundy [details]
Kociolek, J.P.; Blanco, S.; Coste, M.; Ector, L.; Liu, Y.; Karthick, B.; Kulikovskiy, M.; Lundholm, N.; Ludwig, T.; Potapova, M.; Rimet, F.; Sabbe, K.; Sala, S.; Sar, E.; Taylor, J.; Van de Vijver, B.; Wetzel, C.E.; Williams, D.M.; Witkowski, A.; Witkowski, J. (2021). DiatomBase. Asterionella formosa Hassall, 1850. Accessed at: http://www.diatombase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148954 on 2024-04-15
2005-03-30 08:52:46Z
2005-06-30 08:01:17Z

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Muylaert, K.; Sabbe, K. (1999). Spring phytoplankton assemblages in and around the maximum turbidity zone of the estuaries of the Elbe (Germany), the Schelde (Belgium/The Netherlands) and the Gironde (France). <i>J. Mar. Syst. 22</i>: 133-149 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Stoermer, E.F., R.G. Kreis, Jr. and N.A. Andersen. 1999. Checklist of diatoms from the Laurentian Great Lakes, II. Journal of Great Lakes Research 25(3): 515-566. [details]   

additional source Hällfors, G. (2004). Checklist of Baltic Sea Phytoplankton Species (including some heterotrophic protistan groups). <em>Baltic Sea Environment Proceedings.</em> No. 95: 210 pp., available online at http://helcom.fi/Lists/Publications/BSEP95.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Fourtanier, E. & Kociolek, J. P. (compilers). (2011). Catalogue of Diatom Names. California Academy of Sciences, On-line Version. Updated 2011-09-19., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/diatoms/names/index.asp [details]   

additional source Krayesky, D. M.; Meave, D. C.; Zamudio, E.; Norris, E.; Fredericq, S.; Tunnell, J. (2009). Diatoms (Bacillariophyta) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Gulf of Mexico origin, waters, and biota.</em> 1: 155-186. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hartley, B., Ross, R. & Williams, D.M. (1986). A check-list of the freshwater, brackish and marine diatoms of the British Isles and adjoining coastal waters. <em>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.</em> 66(3): 531-610. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet phytosynthetic [details]

Distribution geographic region not obtained; recorded as being found in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Habitat pelagic or attached to various marine life [details]

Importance most abundant phylum of algae [details]

Morphology yellow brown in color, not green [details]

Predators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Reproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]
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