Rhaphidium falcatum var. aciculare (A.Braun) F.S.Collins
Rhaphidium falcatum var. aciculare (A.Braun) F.S.Collins 1909: 158
Published in: Collins, F.S. (1909). The green algae of North America. Tufts College Studies (Science) 2: 79-480, 18 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. acicularis (A.Braun) G.S.West
Rhaphidium aciculare A.Braun
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Collins cites R. falcatum var. aciculare (A. Br.) Hansgirg 1886, p. 118, but there as R. polymorphum var. aciculare (A. Br.) Rbh. (See INA) - (17 Mar 2019) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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.
Created: 17 March 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 17 March 2019 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 April 2019.