Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. acicularis (A.Braun) G.S.West 1904
Ankistrodesmus falcatus var. acicularis (A.Braun) G.S.West 1904: 223, fig. 94 b-c
Published in: West, G.S. (1904). A treatise on the British freshwater algae Cambridge Biological Series. pp. i-xv, 1-372. Cambridge: At the University Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Monoraphidium griffithii (Berkeley) Komárková-Legnerová
Closterium griffithii Berkeley
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
Rhaphidium aciculare A.Braun 1863
Rhaphidium polymorphum var. aciculare (A.Braun) Rabenhorst 1868
Rhaphidium fasciculatum var. aciculare (status) (A.Braun) Chodat 1902
Rhaphidium falcatum var. aciculare (A.Braun) F.S.Collins 1909
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
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.
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.
Created: 11 March 2003 by Andy Taylor
Verified by: 23 June 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 October 2021.