Micrasterias falcatus Corda 1835

Publication Details
Micrasterias falcatus Corda 1835: 206, pl. II: fig. 29

Published in: Corda, A.J.C. (1835). Observations sur les animalcules microscopiques, qu'on trouve aupr├Ęs des eaux thermales de Carlsbad. Almanach de Carlsbad 5: 166-211, 4 plates.

Request PDF

Publication date: 1835

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ankistrodesmus falcatus (Corda) Ralfs.

Type Information
Type locality: Czech Republic: Carlsbad [Karlovy Vary]; (INA 1996) Type: A.J.C. Corda; (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 05 March 2003 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 22 June 2021

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page: https://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=58434

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 June 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

Currently in AlgaeBase: