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Asterionella formosa Hassall 1850, p. 10; pl. 2/lower figure, fig. 5
CommentsSee A. formosa emend. Heiberg 1863, p. 68, pl. 6, fig. 20 (ref. 000471)
Published inHassall, A.H. 1850 [ref. 000470]. 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.
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Type LocalityLanguage of descriptionE
CollectorAssessment of record accuracylikely accurate
List of nomenclatural synonymsAsterionella gracillima var. formosa (Hassall) Wislouch 1921