Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann 1908

Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann

Current name: Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann
In Sphagnum pool, above Loch Uisg, Isle of Mull, Scotland. - 14 July 2012. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Ankistrodesmus spiralis (W.B.Turner) Lemmermann 1908: 176

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1908). Algologische Beiträge VI. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde: neue Folge der Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 4: 165-192.

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.

Rhaphidium spirale W.B.Turner

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Last updated: 12 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 May 2024

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