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Euastrum simplex F.Gay

Publication details
Euastrum simplex F.Gay 1884: 62, pl. II [2]: fig. 2

Published in: Gay, F (1884). Essai d'une monographie locale des Conjugées. pp. 1-112, IV pls. Montpellier: Boehm et Fils.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euastrum is Euastrum ansatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cosmarium simplex (F.Gay) De Toni

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Not Euastrum simplex Wolle, 1884, nom. illeg. - (15 Jan 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Key references
Gay, F. (1884). Essai d'une monographie locale des conjugées. Montpellier Revue des Sciences Naturelles, série III 3(1): 187-228; 285-335.

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Verified by: 15 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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