Closterium lunula f. coloratum (G.A.Klebs) Kossinskaja
Closterium lunula f. coloratum (G.A.Klebs) Kossinskaja 1951: 535
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Kouwets (1999: 21) 'This variety obviously only represents a more heavily incrustated form of the nominal variety'. - (14 Mar 2009) -
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium lunula f. coloratum (G.A.Klebs) Kossinskaja)
Europe: France (Anon. 2017).
Source of current name
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2018.