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Micrasterias octocornis (Ehrenberg) G.G.A.Meneghini

Publication details
Micrasterias octocornis (Ehrenberg) G.G.A.Meneghini 1840

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1840). Synopsis Desmidiearum hucusque cognitarum. Linnea 14: 201-240.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Octacanthium octocorne (Ralfs) Compère

Basionym
Arthrodesmus octocornis Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Germany: near Berlin (Silva 1996-to date).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 December 2018.

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