Staurastrum avicula Brébisson 1848

Staurastrum avicula Brébisson

Current name: Staurastrum avicula Brébisson
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK. - 31 October 2011. C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication Details
Staurastrum avicula Brébisson 1848: 140, pl. XXIII [23]: fig. 11 (as 'Avicula')

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 Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of avis; a small bird (Lewis & Short 1890).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 01 August 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 April 2024

 
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