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Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling

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 planctonicum Teiling
Apical view. Pitsford Water, Northants, UK. 01 Aug 2018. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Apical view. Pitsford Water, Northants, UK. 01 Aug 2018. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Isle of Harris, Scotland. 21 Jun 2016. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Isle of Harris, Scotland. 21 Jun 2016. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Isle of Harris, Scotland. 21 Jun 2016. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Isle of Harris, Scotland. 21 Jun 2016. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Leland Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, phase contrast. 26 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Leland Lake, Washington, USA; Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 26 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Leland, Washington, USA; Leland lake, 400x, DIC. 20 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. In squeezing of Sphagnum from bog pool. November 2005. David John. © David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com).

 

Phacus pyrum (Ehrenberg) W.Archer

Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling Isle of Harris, Scotland
© C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling 1946: 77, figs 30, 32

Published in: Teiling, E. (1946). Zur Phytoplanktonflora Schwedens. Botaniska Notiser 1946: 61-88.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum pingue var. planctonicum (Teiling) Coesel & Meersters

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), planktonic.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweden (Teiling 1946: 77).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

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

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

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 November 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Araúzo, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M. & Rubio, A. (1986). Crecimiento y citocinesis de Staurastrum planctonicum Teiling var. bullosum Teiling (Chlorophyceae, Desmidiaceae) en un embalse eutrófico. Limnética 2: 259-264.
Araúzo, M., Alvarez Cobelas, M. & Rubio, A. (1987). Distribución de Staurastrum planctonicum var. bullosum (Chlorophyta, Desmidiaceae) en la columna vertical de un embalse eutrófico a diferentes escalas temporales. Limnética 3: 179-187.
Sigee, D.C. & Holland, R. (1997). Elemental composition, correlations, and ratios within a population of Staurastrum planctonicum (Zygnematales): an X-ray microanalytical study. Journal of Phycology 33: 182-190, 8 figs, 4 tables.
Teiling, E. (1947). Staurastrum planctonicum and St. pungue. A study of planctic evolution. Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift 41: 218-234, 24 figs.

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