Tetrachastrum pinnatifidum ( ) R.V.
Micrasterias pinnatifida Ralfs Near Conniston, Cumbria, UK.
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Tetrachastrum pinnatifidum (Ralfs) R.V.Dixon 1859: 467
Published in: Dixon, R.V. (1859). On a new genus and species in the Desmidiaceae; with some remarks on the arrangement of the genus and species of Micrasterias and Euastrum. The Natural History Review and Quarterly Journal of Science 6: 464-468, pls XXXIII: figs 5-8.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Micrasterias pinnatifida Ralfs
Micrasterias pinnatifida Ralfs
Type locality: Dolgelley (Ralfs); Ambleside (Mr Sidebotham); United States (Bailey); Germany (Kützing); Falaise (Brébisson) (Ralfs 1848: 77).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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: 23 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 November 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.