Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs 1848
Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs
Takhlakh Lake, Skamania County, Washington (USA) - 10 July 2019. R. Matthews
Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs 1848: 73, pl. IX : fig. 2
Publication date: 1 Jan 1848
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).
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 11 December 2023