Micrasterias rotata f. evoluta W.B.Turner
Micrasterias rotata f. evoluta W.B.Turner 1893: 167 (as 'var. rotata f. evoluta ' )
Published in: Turner, W.B. (1893 '1892'). Algae aquae dulcis Indiae orientalis. The freshwater algae (principally Desmidieae) of East India. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(5): 1-187, 23 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Micrasterias rotata Ralfs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wheel-shaped.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Micrasterias rotata f. evoluta W.B.Turner)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002).
North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010).
South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).
Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]
Created: 01 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 July 2018.