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Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Staurastrum

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Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills
Janus form. Near Tarbert, Isle of Harris. Along with biradiate forms.. 18 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills
Janus form. Near Tarbert, Isle of Harris. Along with biradiate forms.. 18 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills
Janus form. Near Tarbert, Isle of Harris. Along with biradiate forms.. 18 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills
Side views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, Lough Nambrackmore, Galway, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills
Apical and side views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, Lough Nambrackmore, Galway, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Nitzschia supralitorea Lange-Bertalot

Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills Janus form. Near Tarbert, Isle of Harris. Along with biradiate forms.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurastrum anatinum Cooke & Wills 1881: 92, pl. 139: fig. 6

Published in: Cooke, M.C. (1881 '1880'). Notes on British desmids. Grevillea 9: 89-92, pls 140, 141.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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References
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Brook, A.J. (1959). Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen and S. gracile Ralfs in the British freshwater plankton, and a revision of the S. anatinum group of radiate desmids. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 63: 589-628, 18 pls.

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