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Astasia ovalis Huber-Pestalozzi 1955

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 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).

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.

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).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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]

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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