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Astasia pertyi Pringsheim & Hovasse 1950

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Protozoa
Subkingdom Eozoa
Infrakingdom Infrakingdom Euglenozoa
Phylum Euglenozoa
Infraphylum Dipilida
Superclass Spirocuta
Class Peranemea
Subclass Anisonemia
Order Natomonadida
Suborder Rhabdomonadina
Family Astasiidae
Genus Astasia


Publication details
Astasia pertyi Pringsheim & Hovasse 1950: 525, fig. 12

Published in: Pringsheim, E.G. & Hovasse, R. (1950). Les relations de parenté entre Astasiacées et Euglénacées. Arch. Zool. Exp. 86: 499-549.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Astasia is Astasia limpida Dujardin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Khawkinea pertyi (Pringsheim & Hovasse) Pringsheim ex D.G.Angler

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
INA: 'no author cited on p. 525, Pringsheim cited as author on p. 545; description very brief: "sa métabolie est très active; elle a l'extrémité postérieure étirée"; full English description in Pringsheim, Nova Acta Leopoldina N.F. 18(125): 129, fig. 41. 1956." - (18 Dec 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Angeler, D.G. (2000). A light microscopical and ultastructural investigation and validation of Kwawkinea pertyi comb. nova (Euglenophyta). Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 131: 89-103, 19 figs., 2 tables.

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Verified by: 18 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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