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.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
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.
Distribution by country
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. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2013.
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