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Micrasterias africana (F.E.Fritsch & F.Rich) Coesel & Van Geest

Publication details
Micrasterias africana (F.E.Fritsch & F.Rich) Coesel & Van Geest 2014: 395

Published in: Coesel, P.F.M. & Van Geest, A. (2014). New or otherwise interesting desmid taxa from Banweulu region (Zambia). 1. Genera Micrasterias and Allorgeia (Desmidiales). Plant Ecology and Evolution 147(3): 392-404.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

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

Basionym
Micrasterias truncata var. africana F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich

Type information
Type locality: South Africa: Natal (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to Africa.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Micrasterias truncata var. africana F.E.Fritsch & M.F.Rich 1924

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Wendy 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 13 November 2018.

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