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Staurastrum punctulatum var. pygmaeum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) West & G.S.West

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 punctulatum var. pygmaeum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) West & G.S.West
Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland. 15 Aug 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum punctulatum var. pygmaeum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) West & G.S.West
Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland. 15 Aug 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Staurastrum punctulatum var. pygmaeum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) West & G.S.West Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Staurastrum punctulatum var. pygmaeum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) West & G.S.West 1912: 184, pl. 128: figs 1, 2

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1912). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. IV. pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-194, pl. 96-128. London: The Ray Society.
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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
Staurastrum pygmaeum Brébisson ex Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: Falaise (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Brébisson; (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum pygmaeum Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848
Cosmoastrum punctulatum var. pygmaeum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982

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, 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.

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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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

Martello, G.V. (2007). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) di alcune zone umide lentiche della Val di Rava (Gruppo montuoso dei Lagorai) (TN). The Desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygematophyceae) of some lentic freshwater habitats of the Rava Valley (Montainous group of the Lagorai) (TM). Natura Vicentina 11: 77-115.

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