Staurastrum ophiura P.Lundell
Staurastrum ophiura P.Lundell 1871: 69, pl. 4: fig. 7
Published in: Lundell, P.M. (1871). De Desmidiaceis, quae in Suecia inventae sunt, observationes criticae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, ser. 3, 8(2): 1-100, 8 pls.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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. -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. -351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.
Gontcharov, A.A. & Melkonian, M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of Staurastrum Meyen ex Ralfs and related genera (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) based on coding and noncoding rDNA sequence comparisons. Journal of Phycology 41: 887-899.
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. -619 , 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]
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