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Cosmarium dentatum Wolle

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


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Cosmarium dentatum Wolle
Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.. 31 Aug 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Polysiphonia elongata f. baltica Rosenvinge

Cosmarium dentatum Wolle Collected by David Williamson, Nottely Lake, N Georgia USA. Formalin preserved.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium dentatum Wolle 1876: 122

Published in: Wolle, F. (1876). Freshwater algae I. (Collected during the past 3 years mostly within a circuit of about twenty miles around Bethlemen, Pa.). Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 6: 121-123.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cosmarium is Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

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.

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