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.

Micrasterias falcatus Corda

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: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2023

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