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Asterionella A.H. Hassall 1850, pl. 2 (lower half)
Generitype T: Asterionella formosa Hassall 1850
Designated by Hassall, A.H.(000470)
Year Designated 1850
Nomenclatural status valid
Recent revisions Korner 1970 (ref. 006133)
Comments Type by monotypy. The genus name is also mentioned p. 10 as new, but no description is provided. Validating illustration on pl. 2.
Published in

Hassall, A.H. 1850  (ref. 470)

The Diatomaceae in the Water Supplied to the inhabitants of London and the suburban districts. A microscopic Examination of the water.

London 60 pp., 6 pls