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Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Staurodesmus

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Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth
Planktonic form showing pores. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Tiree, Scotland.. 19 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth
Planktonic form. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Tiree, Scotland.. 19 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth
Planktonic form showing chytrid attack. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Tiree, Scotland.. 19 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Solieria mollis (Harvey) Kylin

Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth Planktonic form showing pores. Collected by Claudia Ferguson-Smyth. Isle of Tiree, Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth 1950: 264

Published in: Lillieroth, S. (1950). Über Folgen kulturbedingter Wasserstandsenkungen für Makrophyten- und Planktongemeinschaften in seichten Seen des südschwedischen Oligotrophiegebietes. Eins Studie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der angewandten Limnologie. Acta Limnologica 3: 1-288.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurodesmus is Staurodesmus triangularis (Lagerheim) Teiling.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Arthrodesmus convergens Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrodesmus convergens Ehrenberg ex Ralfs 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum convergens (Ehrenberg) Meneghini
Arthrodesmus convergens f. typica W.B.Turner 1893

Nomenclatural notes
Combination frequently attributed to Teiling. - (11 Jul 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-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. [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.

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.

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

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. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gouvêa, S.P., Vieira, A.A.H. & Lombardi, A.T. (2002). No effect of N or P deficiency on capsule regeneration in Staurodesmus convergens (Zygnematophyceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 41: 585-589.

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