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Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Staurastrum

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Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland. 15 Aug 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland. 15 Aug 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland. 15 Aug 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs Collected by Emma Goodyer, St Kilda, Scotland

Publication details
Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 129, pl. XXIII [23]: fig. 5

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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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.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Britain (between Mayfield and Hadlow Down, Sussex (Jenner); Yate near Bristol (Thwaites); Dolgelly (Ralfs); Falaise (Brébisson) (Silva 1996-to date).see above;

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Staurastrum sexcostatum Brébisson ex Ralfs)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1997), Britain (Carter 1923, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Stastny 2010, Petra Mazalová, Jana ), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Paul, Stastny & Doege 2017), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Carter 1923, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Italy (Abdelahad et al. 2003), Netherlands (Coesel 1997), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Patova & Demina 2007), Serbia (Fuzinato et al. 2011 ), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Slovenia (Vrhovsek et al. 2006), Spain (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, J. (2013). European flora of the desmid genera Staurastrum and Staurodesmus. pp. [1]-357, 5 text-figs, 120 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

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

Martello, G.V. (2007). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) di alcune zone umide lentiche della Val di Rava (Gruppo montuoso dei Lagorai) (TN). The Desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygematophyceae) of some lentic freshwater habitats of the Rava Valley (Montainous group of the Lagorai) (TM). Natura Vicentina 11: 77-115.

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