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Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West 1894

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Zygnematophyceae
Subclass Zygnematophycidae
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Staurastrum

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Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West
Near Caldbeck, Cumbria, UK. 04 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West
In Sphagnum, near Caldbeck, Cumbria, UK. 04 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West
In Sphagnum, near Caldbeck, Cumbria, UK. 04 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West
Loch Gower, South Ayrshire , Scotland.. 22 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West
Wanlochead, South Ayrshire , Scotland.. 22 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West In Sphagnum, near Caldbeck, Cumbria, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Staurastrum subavicula (West) West & G.S.West 1894: 12

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1894). New British freshwater algae. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1894: 1-17.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum arcuatum var. subavicula (West) Coesel & Meesters

Basionym
Staurastrum arcuatum subsp. subavicula West

Type information
Type locality: Lake District: Harrop Tarn. (Index Nominum Algarum).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Key references
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Gontcharov, A.A. & Melkonian, M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of Staurastrum Meyen ex Ralfs and related genera (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) based on coding and noncoding rDNA sequence comparisons. Journal of Phycology 41: 887-899.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Martello, G.V (2006). Alcune desmidiee della zona di Caldenave e della Val d'Inferno - Massiccio montuoso dei Lagorai (Trento). Informatore Botanico Italiano 38(2): 513-536.

Martello, G.V. (2007). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) di alcune zone umide lentiche della Val di Rava (Gruppo montuoso dei Lagorai) (TN). The Desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygematophyceae) of some lentic freshwater habitats of the Rava Valley (Montainous group of the Lagorai) (TM). Natura Vicentina 11: 77-115.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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