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Astasia acus Ehrenberg 1840

Classification:
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 acus Ehrenberg 1840: 199

Published in: Ehrenberg, [C.G.] (1840). [Characteristik von 274 neuen Arten von Infusorien]. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königlich-Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1840: 197-219.
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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 Heteronema acus (Ehrenberg) F.Stein

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Stein, F. von (1878). Der Organismus der Infusionsthiere nach eigenen forschungen in systematischere Reihenfolge bearbeitet. III. Abtheilung. Die Naturgeschichte der Flagellaten oder Geisselinfusorien. I. Hälfte, Den noch nicht abgeschlossenen allgemeinen Theil nebst erklärung: Der sämmtlichen Abbildungen enthaltend. pp. i-x, 1-154, pls I-XXIV. Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

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