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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, pls I-VI.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

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

Nomenclatural notes
INA: "no description", but may be validated by the illustration. - (26 Jan 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Czech Republic: Carlsbad [Karlovy Vary]

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.

Created: 05 March 2003 by Andy Taylor

Verified by: 04 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 October 2020.

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