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Staurastrum chaetoceras (Schröder) G.M.Smith

Publication details
Staurastrum chaetoceras (Schröder) G.M.Smith 1924: 139

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1924). Ecology of the plankton algae in the Palisades Interstate Park, including the relation of control methods to fish culture. Roosevelt Wild Life Bulletin 2: 94-195, 22 pls, 3 maps.

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.

Basionym
Staurastrum polymorphum var. chaetoceras Schröder

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum polymorphum var. chaetoceras Schröder 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Smith published the combination twice, once in the Roosevelt Wild Life Bulletin vol. 2, Feb. 1924 and once in the Bulletin of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey vol. 57 Part II, sometime after May 1924 (fide INA). - (22 Jun 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

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.

Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

Smith, G.M. (1924). Phytoplankton of the Inland Lakes of Wisconsin. Part II Desmidiaceae. Bulletin of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey 57 Part II: 1-227.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Coesel, P.F.M. (1997). The edibility of Staurastrum chaetoceras and Cosmarium abbreviatum (Desmidiaceae) for Daphnia galeata/hyalina and the role of desmids in the aquatic food web. Aquatic Ecology 31: 73-78.

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