Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs 1848

Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs

Current name: Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs
Black Loch, South Ayrshire , Scotland. - 22 April 2009. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs 1848: 138, fig. XXIII [23]: fig. 8a-f

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 Staurastrum.

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

Type Information
Britain (several records); Germany (Meyen, Kützing); Falaise (Brébisson); West Point, N.Y. (Bailey); (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

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.; searched on 23 February 2024

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