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Astasia granulata 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 granulata Pringsheim 1942: 183, fig. 8

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: "Has been raised in cultures of material from the following localities: (i) Epiphytic growth on Typha in the ' Grossteich' (large, lake-like pool) near Hirschberg in northern Bohemia. (2) Semi-permanent rain pool oh a shadowed forest path near Prague. (3) Highland pool above Lunz am See in Lower Austria. (4) Garden pool, Cambridge." [Czech Republic, Austria and England] (Pringsheim 1942: 184).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), granulate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Schroeckh, S., Lee, W.J. & Patterson, D.J. (2003). Free-living heterotrophic euglenids from freshwater sites in mainland Australia. Hydrobiologia 493(1): 131-166, 10 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. (2011). Euglenophyta (Euglenoids). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 181-239. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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