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Micrasterias rotata var. evoluta (W.B.Turner) Willi Krieger

Publication details
Micrasterias rotata var. evoluta (W.B.Turner) Willi Krieger 1939: 102

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

Basionym

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2017.

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