Astasia ovalis -Pestalozzi 1955
Astasia ovalis Huber-Pestalozzi 1955: 436, fig. 902
Published in: Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1955). Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. Systematik und biologie. 4. Teil. Euglenophyceen. In: Die Binnengewässer...Band 16, 4. Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. [i]-ix, 1-606. Stuttgart: E.Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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]
Wołowski, K. (1998). Taxonomic and environmental studies on euglenophytes of the Kraków-Czestochowa Upland (Southern Poland). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Supplementum 6: 1-192, 29 pls.
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