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Desmidium hexaceros Ehrenberg, nom. inval.

Publication details
Desmidium hexaceros Ehrenberg 1834: 293, nom. inval. (as 'Desmidium ? hexaceros' )

Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1834). Dritter Beitrag zur Erkenntniss grosser Organisation in der Richtung des kleinsten Raumes. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1833: 145-336, pls I-XIII.
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Publication date: Mai 1834

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum hexacerum Wittrock

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

Nomenclatural notes
Devalidated pre-starting-point name for the group. - (21 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Wittrock, V.B. (1872). Om Gotlands och Ölands sötvattens-alger. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1(1): 1-72.

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Verified by: 21 July 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 October 2019.

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