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.

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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

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