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Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker

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

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Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker
Stacked image. Collected by Emma Goodyer, Mointeach, Isle of Skye, Scotland.. 24 Sep 2011. © E.Goodyer and C.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker
Views through a semicell from the isthmus. Collected by Emma Goodyer, Mointeach, Isle of Skye, Scotland.. 24 Sep 2011. © E.Goodyer and C.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker
Views through a semicell from the apex. Collected by Emma Goodyer, Mointeach, Isle of Skye, Scotland.. 24 Sep 2011. © E.Goodyer and C.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Elachista rosarioides Skottsberg

Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker Views through a semicell from the apex. Collected by Emma Goodyer, Mointeach, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Publication details
Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker 1869: 424

Published in: Barker, J. (1869). On a supposed new Staurastrum (S. elongatum Bark.). Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, series 2 9: 424 only.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker)
Europe: Britain (Carter 1923, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Ireland (Carter 1923, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Netherlands (Coesel 1997, Veen et al. 2015).

North America: Qu├ębec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

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, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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.

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References
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Barker, J. (1869). On a supposed new Staurastrum (S. elongatum Bark.). Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, series 2 9: 424 only.
Barker, J. (1896). On a proposed new Staurastrum (S. elongatum Bark.). Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science 9: 424.

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