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Euastrum botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli

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 botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli
Ornamental pond, Strathtyrum House, St Andrews, Scotland.. 02 Aug 2009. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli
Apical views at different focus points. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire UK.. 15 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire UK.. 15 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Euastrum botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 11 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Euastrum botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 26 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Cosmarium botrytis Meneghini ex Ralfs Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Euastrum botrytis (Meneghini ex Ralfs) Nägeli 1849: 114, 119

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Cosmarium botrytis Meneghini ex Ralfs

Basionym
Cosmarium botrytis Meneghini ex Ralfs

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

Taxonomic notes
Binomial also prososed by Ehrenberg, 1838: 163, Infusionsthierchen, with Basionym Heterocarpella botrytis Bory 1825, but it was devalidated, pre-starting point. Its Current Name is Cosmarium botrytis Meneghini ex Ralfs 1848 (INA) - (16 Jan 2018) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 16 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.

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