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Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs

Publication details
Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs 1848: 97, pl. XV [15]: fig. 8

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
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Cosmarium.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wavy.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1999), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Italy (Abdelahad et al. 2003), Latvia (Skuja 1928), Netherlands (Coesel 1991, Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Novakovskaya & Patova 2008), Serbia (Fuzinato et al. 2011 ), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Slovenia (Vrhovsek et al. 2006), Spain (Aboal 1989, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Sweden (Skuja 1948).

North America: Alaska (Saunders 1901), Arkansas (Smith 2010), North Carolina (Fucikova et al. 2008), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Araújo et al. 2010, Ramos et al. 2014).

Africa: Sudan (Reinhold 1937).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Wei 2013), Nepal (Hirano 1969), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2016).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Croasdale & Flint 1988, Broady et al. 2012), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

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, 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.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Conjugatophyceae. Pt 2. Desmidiales. In: Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII (2)]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press.

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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