Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester
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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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).
Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West 1912
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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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.