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Cosmoastrum brebissonii (W.Archer) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982

Publication details
Cosmoastrum brebissonii (W.Archer) Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982: 101, 580, pl. 19: figs 4, 5

Published in: Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]
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Publication date: 1982

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cosmoastrum is Cosmoastrum polytrichum (Perty) Palamar-Mordvintseva.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Staurastrum pilosum Brébisson

Staurastrum brebissonii W.Archer

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(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
Medvedeva, L.A. & Nikulina, T.V. (2014). [Catalogue of freshwater algae of the southern part of the Russian Far East]. pp. 1-271. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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