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Micrasterias rotata var. japonica R.Fujisawa

Publication details
Micrasterias rotata var. japonica R.Fujisawa 1936: 14, pl. 2: fig. 6a,b

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Micrasterias denticulata var. japonica (R.Fujisawa) Y.Okada

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wheel-shaped.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Sormus, L. & Bicudo, C.E.M. (1997). Criptógamos do Parque Estadual das Fontes do Ipiranga, São Paulo, SP. Algas, 10: Zygnemaphyceae (Desmidiaceae, Micrasterias). Hoehnea 24(2): 75-87, 23 fig.

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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 16 August 2018.

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