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Euastrum ventricosum P.Lundell

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 ventricosum P.Lundell
In Sphagnum, Ardnamurchan, Scotland.. 12 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum ventricosum P.Lundell
Apical views. In Sphagnum, Ardnamurchan, Scotland.. 12 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum ventricosum P.Lundell
Face, apical and side views. In Sphagnum, Ardnamurchan, Scotland.. 12 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum ventricosum P.Lundell
In Sphagnum, Ardnamurchan, Scotland.. 12 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Alsidium cymatophilum R.E.Norris

Euastrum ventricosum P.Lundell In Sphagnum, Ardnamurchan, Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Euastrum ventricosum P.Lundell 1871: 18, pl. II: fig. 2

Published in: Lundell, P.M. (1871). De Desmidiaceis, quae in Suecia inventae sunt, observationes criticae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, ser. 3, 8(2): 1-100, 8 pls.
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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
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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.

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

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.

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

West, W. & West, G.S. (1905). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. II. pp. [i]-x, [1]-206, pls 33-64. London: The Ray Society.

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