Cosmoastrum pyramidatum Palamar-Mordvintseva
Cosmoastrum pyramidatum Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cosmoastrum is Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Staurastrum pyramidatum West
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a pyramid.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of synonymy
Fuzinato, S., Cvijan, M. & Krizmanic, J. (2011). A checklist of desmids (Conjugatophyceae, Chlorophyta) of Serbia. III. Genus Staurastrum. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(4): 363-377.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Cosmoastrum&species=pyramidatum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Cosmoastrum&Species=pyramidatum
Created: 15 November 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 15 November 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:113791