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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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Staurastrum pilosum Brébisson)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2017), Ireland (Adams 1908), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Ukraine (Tsarenko & al. 2019).

Middle East: Turkey (Sahin & al. 2020).

(as Staurastrum brebissonii W.Archer)
Arctic: Ellesmere Island (Croasdale 1973).

Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1997), Britain (Carter 1923, Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Stastny 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Paul, Stastny & Doege 2017, Stutz & Mattern (eds) & al. 2018, Kusber & Gutowski 2018, Täuscher 2020), Ireland (Adams 1908, Carter 1923, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Italy (Abdelahad & al. 2003), Latvia (Skuja 1928), Netherlands (Coesel 1997, Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Romania (Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Serbia (Fuzinato & al. 2011 ), Slovenia (Vrhovsek & al. 2006), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Skuja 1948, Skuja 1956).

North America: Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Wei 2014).

(as Cosmoastrum brebissonii (W.Archer) Palamar-Mordvintseva)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Ukraine (Petlovany & Tsarenko 2015).

Middle East: Israel (Barinova & Tavassi 2009).

Asia: Russia (Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Medvedeva & Nikulina 2019).

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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