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Astasia longa Pringsheim 1936

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 longa Pringsheim 1936: 66, fig. 4

Published in: Pringsheim, E.G. (1936). Zur Kenntnis saprotropher Algen und Flagellaten I: Über anhäugungkulturen polysaprober Fagellaten. Archiv für Protistenkunde 87: 43-96.

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 Euglena longa (Pringsheim) Marin & Melkonian

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Bavaria: Pflegersee near Garmisch; Bohemia: Hirschberg [Poland: Jelenia Gora] (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Marin, B., Palm, A., Klingberg, M. & Melkonian, M. (2003). Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of plastid-containing euglenophytes based on SSU rDNA sequence comparisons and synapomorphic signatures in the SSU rRNA secondary structure. Protist 154: 99-145, 7 figs, 9 tables.

Key references
Nudelman, M.A., Rossi, M.S., Conforti, V. & Triemer, R.E. (2003). Phylogeny of Euglenophyceae based on small subunit rDNA sequences: taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 39: 226-235.

Pringsheim, E.G. (1942). Contributions to our knowledge of saprophytic algae and Flagellata III. Astasia, Distigma, Menoidium and Rhabdomonas. New Phytologist 41(3): 171-205, 20 figs.

Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. [1]-594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]

Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.

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