Ankistrodesmus falcatus (Corda) Ralfs 1848

Publication Details
Ankistrodesmus falcatus (Corda) Ralfs 1848: 180, pl. XXXIV [34]: figs a-c

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.

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Publication date: 1 Jan 1848

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ankistrodesmus is Ankistrodesmus fusiformis Corda.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Micrasterias falcatus Corda

Type Information
Type locality: Czech Republic: Carlsbad [Karlovy Vary]; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: A.J.C. Corda; (Index Nominum Algarum)

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

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 March 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2022

 
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