Staurastrum avicula Brébisson 1848
Staurastrum avicula Brébisson
Dividing cell. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK - 22 June 2008. C.F.Carter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Staurastrum avicula Brébisson 1848: 140, pl. XXIII : fig. 11 (as 'Avicula')
Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], -226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.
Publication date: 1 Jan 1848
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).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 January 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 January 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 June 2023