Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová 1969
Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerováprox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John. - 17 March 2012. C.F.Carter (Chris.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová 1969: 104, pl. 18: figs 1-5
Published in: Komárková-Legnerová, J. (1969). The systematics and ontogenesis of the genera Ankistrodesmus Corda and Monoraphidium gen. nov. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 75-144. Prague: Academia Publishing House of the Czechosolvak Academy of Sciences.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Monoraphidium is Monoraphidium griffithii (Berkeley) Komárková-Legnerová.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ankistrodesmus contortus Thuret
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023