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Staurastrum pilosum Brébisson, nom. illeg. 1856

Publication details
Staurastrum pilosum Brébisson 1856: 141, pl. II: fig. 4, nom. illeg.

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1856). Liste des Desmidiées, observées en Basse-Normandie. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 4: 113-166, pls I, II.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Staurastrum is Staurastrum paradoxum Meyen ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft-hairy.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Staurastrum brebissonii W.Archer 1861
Cosmoastrum brebissonii (W.Archer) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Fuzinato, S., Cvijan, M. & Krizmanic, J. (2011). A checklist of desmids (Conjugatophyceae, Chlorophyta) of Serbia. III. Genus Staurastrum. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(4): 363-377.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

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