Micrasterias truncata Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848

Micrasterias truncata Brébisson ex Ralfs

Current name: Micrasterias truncata Brébisson ex Ralfs
Lake Evan, Snohomish County, Washington (USA) - 28 September 2017. R. Matthews

Publication Details
Micrasterias truncata Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 75, pl. VIII [8]: fig. 4; pl. X [10]: fig. 5

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
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Germany (original Corda specimen); also UK, France, USA; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1983).

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 19 June 2024

 
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