Arthrodesmus Ehrenberg ex Ralfs, 1848, nom. illeg.

Lectotype species: Arthrodesmus convergens Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

Currently accepted name for the type species: Staurodesmus convergens (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) S.Lillieroth

Original publication: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.

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Type designated in: Bicudo, C.E.M. (1975). Polymorphism in the desmid Arthrodesmus mucronulatus and its taxonomic implications. Phycologia 14: 145-148, 9 figures.

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The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2020-08-11 by M.D. Guiry.

Taxonomic status: This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Staurodesmus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as masculine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Bicudo, C.E.M. (1973). Typification of the generic desmid name Arthrodesmus (Desmidiaceae). Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 42: 33-38.

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