Staurogenia rectangularis A.Braun 1855

Willea rectangularis (A.Braun) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko

Current name: Willea rectangularis (A.Braun) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC - 19 October 2008. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Staurogenia rectangularis A.Braun 1855: 70, adnot., 95, adnot.

Published in: Braun, A. (1855). Algarum unicellularium genera nova et minus cognita praemissis observationibus de algis unicellularibus in genere. pp. [1]-114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Staurogenia is Staurogenia quadrata (Morren) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Willea rectangularis (A.Braun) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), rectangular (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 27 April 2009 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 May 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 May 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 21 May 2024

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