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Xanthidium obsoletum W.R.Taylor

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Xanthidium

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Xanthidium obsoletum W.R.Taylor
Form. Preserved material. Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.. 19 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium obsoletum W.R.Taylor
Form. Preserved material. Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.. 19 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Xanthidium obsoletum W.R.Taylor
Form. Apical view. Preserved material. Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.. 19 Sep 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Xanthidium obsoletum W.R.Taylor Form. Preserved material. Fogo Island, Newfoundland. Determined by David Williamson.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Xanthidium obsoletum W.R.Taylor 1934: 275, pl. LVII [57]: fig. 12

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1934 '1933'). The fresh-water algae of Newfoundland Part I. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters 19: 217-278, pls XLV-LVII.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Xanthidium is Xanthidium aculeatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs.

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

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Carter, C.F. & Williamson, D.B. (2018). A contribution to the desmid (Charophyta, Conjugatophyta) flora of Newfoundland. Algological Studies 154: 41-91, 24 figs.

Irénée-Marie, Frère [T.J.C.] (1939 '1938'). Flore Desmidiale de la région de Montréal. pp. [1]-547, 69 pls [numbered pages]. Canada: Laprairie.

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