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Closterium lunula var. coloratum G.A.Klebs

Publication details
Closterium lunula var. coloratum G.A.Klebs 1879: 152, fig. 10; pl. XVIII [18]

Published in: Klebs, G. (1879). Über die Formen einiger Gattungen der Desmidaceen Ostpreussens. Inaug. Disser. Schriften der Königlichen Physicalisch-Okonomischen Gesellschaft zu Königsberg 22: 1-42.

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

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium lunula var. coloratum G.A.Klebs)
North America: Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

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

Key references
Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

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