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Astasia clava Pringsheim 1942

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 clava Pringsheim 1942: 177, fig. 2

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

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

Type information
Type locality: "The material came from the 'Soos' of Franzensbad in Bohemia." [Františkovy Lázne in the Czech Republic] (Pringsheim 1942: 177).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a club, first declension.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Often listed as "Astasia clavata". "Clava" is a noun, meaning a club. - (16 Sep 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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]

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