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Euastrum attenuatum f. foersteri Prescott, nom. inval.

Publication details
Euastrum attenuatum f. foersteri Prescott in Prescott, Croasdale & Vinyard 1977: 21, nom. inval.

Published in: Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1977). A synopsis of North American desmids Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae Section 2. pp. [i-vii], 1-411, incl. pls LVIII-CXLVII. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Euastrum is Euastrum ansatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
invalid: lacking Latin description and designation of type; avowedly a new name, but based on Euastrum attenuatum var. brasiliense sensu Förster 1972. Nova Hedwigia 23: 533, and thus a new forma [INA]. - (2 Nov 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
USA: Florida

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.

Key references
Förster, K. (1973 '1972'). Desmidieen aus dem Südosten der Vereinigen Staaten von America. Nova Hedwigia 23(2/3): 515-644, 29 pls.

Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1977). A synopsis of North American desmids Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae Section 2. pp. [i-vii], 1-411, incl. pls LVIII-CXLVII. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press.

Created: 02 November 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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