Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker
Staurastrum elongatum J.Barker Views through a semicell from the apex. Collected by Emma Goodyer, Mointeach, Isle of Skye, Scotland.
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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: Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).
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. -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. -351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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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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 22 February 2018.