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Staurastrum quadrangulare Brébisson

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 quadrangulare Brébisson
prox.Alcohol preserved. Collected by Luca Marazzi, Okavango Delta, Botswana. 04 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum quadrangulare Brébisson
Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 22 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum quadrangulare Brébisson
Apical views at different focus points. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.. 22 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Chlorochytrium sarcophyci (F.G.Whitting) G.S.West

Staurastrum quadrangulare Brébisson Apical views at different focus points. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurastrum quadrangulare Brébisson in Ralfs 1848: 128, Pl. XXII: fig. 7; pl. XXXIV: fig. 11

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Raphidiastrum quadrangulare (Brébisson) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982
Staurodesmus quadrangularis (Brébisson) Akin & R.L.Meyer 1996

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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]

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