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Closterium lineatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

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

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Closterium lineatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs
Zygospore and chytrid attack (arrow). In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland. 19 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Closterium lineatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs Zygospore and chytrid attack (arrow). In Sphagnum, Near Caherdaniel, Co Cork, Ireland
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Closterium lineatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs 1848: 173, fig. 1; pl. XXX [30]

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium lineatum var. multinucleatum Deflandre
Closterium lineatum var. sublaeve Brébisson

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium lineatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1996), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, Brook & Williamson 2010, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Stastny 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Paul, Stastny & Doege 2017, Mattern, Stutz & Hennecke 2018), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Adams 1908, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Italy (Abdelahad et al. 2003, Abdelahad et al. 2003), Netherlands (Coesel 1983, Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Slovenia (Vrhovsek et al. 2006), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Turkey (Europe) (Sahín 2005), Ukraine (Petlovany & Tsarenko 2015, Malakhov, Kryvosheia & Tsarenko 2017).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Akin & Meyer 1996, Smith 2010), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), North Carolina (NC) (Fucikova et al. 2008), Québec (Irénée-Marie 1939, Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995), Tennessee (TN) (Johansen et al. 2007).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Martins & Bicudo 1987, De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996, Lopes & Bicudo 2003, Araújo et al. 2010, Freitas & Loverde-Oliveira 2013).

Africa: Burkina Faso (Zongo et al. 2011), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Sudan (Reinhold 1937), Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Hirano 1992).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995), New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Croasdale & Flint 1986, Broady et al. 2012), Queensland (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.

Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Closteriineae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 616-636. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Croasdale, H.T. & Flint, E.A. (1986). Flora of New Zealand. Freshwater algae, Chlorophyta, Desmids. Vol. 1 pp. i-xii, 1-133, 27 pls. Wellington: V.R. Ward, Government Printer.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Förster, K. (1982). Conjugatophyceae Zygnematales und Desmidiales (excl. Zygnemataceae). In: Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers Systematik und Biologie [Band] 8. Teil 1. Hälfte. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-543. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). [in On shelf with series]

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. [1]-xiv, [1]-429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

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

Möbius, K. (1892). Australische Süsswasseralgen. Flora (Jena) 75: 421-454, pls VII, VIII.

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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.

Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, [2], [1]-291, [292]], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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.

Zongo, B., Zongo, F., Ouattara, A. & Boussim, J.I. (2011). A taxonomic study of the genus Closterium Nitzsch ex Ralfs (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) in tempory ponds in Burkino Faso, West Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(3): 255-270.

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