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Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs

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

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Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs
Collected from Sphagnum bog, Camaderry, Co Wicklow, Ireland.. 12 Sep 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs
Collected by John O,Reilly, Widdybank Fell Upper Teesdale, UK.. 17 Jan 2008. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs
Diagonal side views. Loch Valley, South Ayrshire, Scotland.. 06 Apr 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs
Face views of a semicell at different focus points. Loch Valley, South Ayrshire, Scotland.. 06 Apr 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs
Loch Valley, South Ayrshire, Scotland.. 06 Apr 2009. © Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Caulerpa reyesii Meñez & Calumpong

Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs Loch Valley, South Ayrshire, Scotland.
© Chris Carter(Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Euastrum insigne Hassall ex Ralfs 1848: 83, pl. XIII [13]: fig. 6

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 Euastrum is Euastrum ansatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of species name
distinguished.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Euastrum mamillosum Wolle

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.

Förster, K. (1982). Conjugatophyceae Zygnematales und Desmidiales (excl. Zygnemataceae). In: Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers Systematik und Biologie [Band] 8. Teil 1. Hälfte. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-543. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). [in On shelf with series]

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. (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.

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.

Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1977). A synopsis of North American desmids Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae Section 2. pp. [i-vii], 1-411, incl. pls LVIII-CXLVII. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press.

Ruzicka, J. (1981). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(2) pp. [i]-ix, 293-736, pls 45-117. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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