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Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat 1921

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Eustigmatophyceae
Order Goniochloridales
Family Goniochloridaceae
Genus Pseudostaurastrum

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Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat
Two focus points. Tarn hill, Cumbria, UK. 19 Jun 2019. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat
Near Snaefellsjökul, NW Iceland.. 18 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat
In Sphagnum, Ardnamurchan, Scotland.. 18 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat
National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.. 17 Mar 2012. © C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Centroceras corallophiloides R.E.Norris

Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Pseudostaurastrum enorme (Ralfs) Chodat 1921: 304

Published in: Chodat, R. (1921). Algues de la région du Grand St. Bernard. Bulletin de la Société de Botanique de Genève ser. 2, 12: 293-305.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudostaurastrum.

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

Basionym
Staurastrum enorme Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: Dolgelley (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Ralfs; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), irregular, unusual, huge, vast (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum enorme Ralfs 1848
Polyedrium enorme (Ralfs) Reinsch 1867
Tetraëdron enorme (Ralfs) Hansgirg 1888

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Johnson, L.R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Orders Botrydiales, Mischococcales, Rhizochloridales, Tribonematales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 318-335. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Pribyl, P., Eliás, M., Cepák, V., Lukavsky, J. & Kastánek, P. (2012). Zoosporogenesis, morphology, ultrastructure, pigment composition, and phylogenetic position of Trachydiscus minutus (Eustigmatophyceae, Heterokontophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(1): 231-242.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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