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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa Hassall, 1850 
AphiaID: 148954

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterokonta (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOchrophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKhakista (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBacillariophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFragilariophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFragilariophycanae (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFragilariales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFragilariaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella Hassall, 1850
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa Hassall, 1850
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella gracillima f. tabellarioides Cleve-Euler, 1910 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella gracillima var. formosa (Hassall) Wislouch, 1921 (synonym)
Sources  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). J. Mar. Syst. 22: 133-149 (look up in IMIS), available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(99)00037-8 [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. acaroides Lemmermann
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. formosa Hassall, 1850
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. gracillima (Hanztsch) Grunow, 1881
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. subtilis Grunow, 1881
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. subtilissima Grunow, 1881

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. bleakeleyi (W.Smith) Van Heurck, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella bleakeleyi W.Smith, 1856
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella formosa var. ralfsii (W.Smith) Wolle, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterionella ralfsii W.Smith, 1856
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Fundy [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScheldt estuary [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 21 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (240 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalogue of Diatom Names (CAS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (15 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:85879 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet phytosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic region not obtained; recorded as being found in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic or attached to various marine life [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance most abundant phylum of algae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology yellow brown in color, not green [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction general for group: both sexual and asexual [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148954
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-30 08:52:46Z  created  db_admin
2005-06-30 08:01:17Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-01-13 15:49:28Z  checked  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Asterionella formosa Hassall, 1850. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148954 on 2016-09-30
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