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Closterium lunula f. coloratum (G.A.Klebs) Kossinskaja

Publication details
Closterium lunula f. coloratum (G.A.Klebs) Kossinskaja 1951: 535

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs

Basionym
Closterium lunula var. coloratum G.A.Klebs

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Taxonomic notes
According to Kouwets (1999: 21) 'This variety obviously only represents a more heavily incrustated form of the nominal variety'. - (14 Mar 2009) -

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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