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Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer

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 longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Apical view of lower semicell, showing mucilage. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Apical views. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Showing mucilage surround. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Apical views at high magnification showing spine and pore details. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.. 22 Aug 2017. © Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Front views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Front views with key. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer
Apical views. Collected by Ingrid Jüttner, lochen near Beaghcanneen bridge, Connemara, Ireland.. 15 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Diploneis smithii var. rhombica Mereschkowsky

Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer Showing mucilage surround. Dock Tarn, Cumbria UK.
© Chris Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Staurastrum longispinum (Bailey) W.Archer in Pritchard 1861: 743

Published in: Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L. ; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. i-xii, 1- 968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane.
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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.

Basionym
Didymocladon longispinus Bailey

Type information
Type locality: lakes in Florida (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Didymocladon longispinus Bailey 1851
Raphidiastrum longispinum (Bailey) Palamar-Mordvintseva ex Petlovany 2015

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.

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.

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