Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs 1848

Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs

Current name: Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Chain Lake, Skamania County, Washington (USA) - 04 July 2019. R. Matthews

Publication Details
Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs 1848: 73, pl. IX [9]: fig. 2

Published in: 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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Publication date: 1 Jan 1848

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2024

 
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