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Astasia ocellata Khawkine 1885

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 ocellata Khawkine 1885: 2, pl. 1

Published in: Khawkine, W. (1886). Recherches biologiques sur l'Astasia ocellata n.s. et l'Euglena viridis Ehr. Part I. l'Astasia ocellata. Ann. des Sc. Nat. Zool. Ser. 6, Vol. 19, Art. 7, pp.. Annales des Sciences Naturelles Zoologie, sér. 6 19(7): 1-48.

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 ocellata (Khawkine) T.L.Jahn & McKibben

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), marked with two-coloured spots, having the centre of one colour surrounded by a broad ring of another (Stearn 1973).

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
Jahn, T.L. & McKibben, W.R. (1937). A colorless euglenoid flagellate, Khawkinea halli n. gen., n. sp. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 56(1): 48-54.

Key references
Lemmermann, E. (1913). Flagellatae II. Eugleninae. In: Die Süsswasserflora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. Heft 2. (Pascher, A. & Lemmermann, E. Eds), pp. 115-174. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer.

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References
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Khawkine, W. (1886). Recherches biologiques sur l'Astasia ocellata n.s. et l'Euglena viridis Ehr. Part I. l'Astasia ocellata. Ann. des Sc. Nat. Zool. Ser. 6, Vol. 19, Art. 7, pp.. Annales des Sciences Naturelles Zoologie, sér. 6 19(7): 1-48.

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