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Staurodesmus glaber (Ralfs) Teiling

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 glaber (Ralfs) Teiling
Wanlochhead, South Ayrshire, Scotland. In a Sphagnum bog pool.. 18 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurodesmus glaber (Ralfs) Teiling
Form. Brecon Beacons, S Wales.. 18 Jan 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Staurodesmus glaber (Ralfs) Teiling Form. Brecon Beacons, S Wales.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurodesmus glaber (Ralfs) Teiling 1948: 69

Published in: Teiling, E. (1948). Staurodesmus, genus novum. Containing monospinous Desmids. Botanica Notiser 1948: 49-83.
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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
Staurastrum glabrum Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), glabrous, smooth (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum glabrum Ralfs 1848

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Desmidium glabrum Ehrenberg 1839
Arthrodesmus incus f. brebissonii Raciborski 1889
Arthrodesmus ralfsii var. brebissonii (Raciborski) G.M.Smith 1924

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.

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

Martello, G.V (2006). Alcune desmidiee della zona di Caldenave e della Val d'Inferno - Massiccio montuoso dei Lagorai (Trento). Informatore Botanico Italiano 38(2): 513-536.

Martello, G.V. (2004). Le DesmidiƩe (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) dei "Sette Laghi"nel massiccio montuoso dei Lagorai: ecologia e distribuzione in relazione all'acidita delle acque. Natura Vicentina 8: 5-32.

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]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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