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Pediastrum sturmii Reinsch

Publication details
Pediastrum sturmii Reinsch 1867: 90, pl. 7: fig. 1

Published in: Reinsch, P.[F.] (1867). Die Algenflora des mittleren Theiles von Franken (des Keupergebietes mit den angrenzenden Partien des jurassischen Gebietes) enthaltend die von Autor bis jetzt in diesen Gebieten beobachteten Süsswasseralgen und die Diagnosen und Abbildungen von ein und fünfzig vom Autor in diesen Gebiete entdeckten neuen Arten und drei neuen Gattungen. pp. i-viii, 1-238, 13 pls. Nürnberg: Verlag von Wilhelm Schmid.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Pediastrum is Pediastrum duplex Meyen.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Monactinus simplex var. sturmii (Reinsch) Pérez, Maidana & Comas

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
1866: 90, pl. VII: fig. I (INA). - (16 Jan 2017) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Franken: near Ehrlangen (Silva 1996-to date).B40 0040814 fide Jena et al., 2014: 71 (epitype) (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Pérez, M.C., Maidana, N.I., & Comas, A. (2009). Phytoplancton composition of the Ebro River estuary, Spain. Acta Botanica Croatica 68: 11-27.

Key references
Jena, M., Bock, C., C.Behera, C., Adhikary, S.P. & Krienitz, L. (2014). Strain survey on three continents comfirms the polyphyly of the genus Pediastrum (Hydrodictyaceae, Chlorophyceae). Fottea 14(1): 63-76, 8 fig., 3 tables.

John, D.M. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2002). Order Chlorococcales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 327-409. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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