Astasia clava Pringsheim 1942
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Often listed as "Astasia clavata". "Clava" is a noun, meaning a club. - (16 Sep 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Starmach, K. (1983). Euglenophyta - Eugleniny Vol. 3 Flora slodkowodna polski [Euglenophyta Volume 3 Freshwater flora of Poland]. pp. -594. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. [in Polish]
Created: 17 December 2002 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 02 November 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 October 2021.