Astasia granulata Pringsheim 1942
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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. -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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