Cosmoastrum Palamar-Mordvintseva, 1976
Holotype species: Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva
Currently accepted name for the type species: Staurastrum polytrichum (Perty) Rabenhorst
Original publication and holotype designation: Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1976). Novi rody Desmidiales [New genera of Desmidiales]. Ukrainian Botanical Journal 33(4): 396-398, 3 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum.
Numbers of names and species: There are 56 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 November 2020.