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Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters

Classification:
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 distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Side views. Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester, England. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Empty cells. Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester, England. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Apical views. Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester, England. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester, England. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester, England. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Apical views. Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Side views. Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Face views showing tubercle, Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester. 09 Mar 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

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Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com

Publication details
Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters 2015: 58, figs 5–8, 20–25

Published in: Coesel, P. & Meersters, K. (2015). Taxonomic notes on Dutch desmids VII (new species, new names, new record). Phytotaxa 208(1): 55-62.
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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.

Basionym
Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West 1912

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West)
Europe: Britain (Carter, Williamson & Matcham 2015).

Atlantic Islands: Ascension (Carter, Williamson & Matcham 2015).

Africa: South Africa (Levanets & Van Rensburg 2011).

(as Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters)
Europe: Netherlands (Coesel & Meersters 2015).

Created: 18 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Carter, C.F. Williamson, D.B. & Matcham, H.W. (2015). A first record of Cosmarium laeve Rabenhorst var. distentum G. S. West from the British Isles. Quekett Journal of Microscopy 42(5): 397-381.
Carter, C.F. Williamson, D.B. & Matcham, H.W. (2015). A first record of Cosmarium laeve Rabenhorst var. distentum G. S. West from the British Isles. The Quekett Journal of Microscopy 42(5): 397-381.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.

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