Staurastrum excavatum West & G.S.West
Staurastrum excavatum West & G.S.West 1895: 78, pl. 8: fig. 42
Original publication: West, W. & West, G.S. (1895). A contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Madagascar. Transactions of the Linnean Society of Botany, London 5: 41-90, pls 5-9.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Staurastrum tetracerum var. excavatum (West & G.S.West) Playfair
This is a Freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Staurastrum excavatum West & G.S.West)
Europe: France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2012), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Staurastrum&species=excavatum
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=Staurastrum&Species=excavatum
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 May 2013 by Tom Smith
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Tom Smith in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:55397