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Micrasterias rotata var. [rotata] f. evoluta W.B.Turner

Publication details
Micrasterias rotata var. [rotata] f. evoluta W.B.Turner 1893: 167

Published in: Turner, W.B. (1893 '1892'). Algae aquae dulcis Indiae orientalis. The freshwater algae (principally Desmidieae) of East India. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(5): 1-187, 23 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Micrasterias is Micrasterias furcata C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Micrasterias rotata Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wheel-shaped.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Micrasterias rotata var. [rotata] f. evoluta W.B.Turner)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

Key references
Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 September 2017.

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