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Euastrum simplex Wolle, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Euastrum simplex Wolle 1884: 106, pl. 27: figs 18-22, nom. illeg.

Published in: Wolle, F. (1884). Desmids of the United States and list of American Pediastrums with eleven hundred illustrations on fifty-three colored plates. pp. 1-182, 64 pls. Bethlehem, PA: Moravian Publication Office.
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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 Euastrum integrum Wolle

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Euastrum simplex F.Gay, February 1884. - (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
Wolle, F. (1892). Desmids of the United States and list of American Pediastrums with eleven hundred illustrations on sixty-four colored plates. New and enlarged edition. pp. [i]-xiv, 15-182, pls I-LXIV [1-64]. Bethlehem, PA: Moravian Publication Office.

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

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2019.

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