Euastrum sinuosum Kützing, nom. illeg.
Euastrum sinuosum Kützing 1849: 174, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cosmarium crenatum Ralfs ex Ralfs
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: "Euastrum sinuosum Kützing 1849 is illegitimate when Ralfs 1848 is taken as the later starting point, being a superfluous name for Cosmarium crenatum Ralfs." See John, Williamson & Guiry (2011: 41). - (22 Mar 2012) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 22 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.