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Cosmarium biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs

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 biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Nene gravel pits, Northamptonshire, UK.. 15 Apr 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Nene gravel pits, Northamptonshire, UK.. 15 Apr 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Nene gravel pits, Northamptonshire, UK.. 15 Apr 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs
Nene gravel pits, Northamptonshire, UK.. 15 Apr 2008. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Ceramium nodulosum var. barbatum (Kützing) Furnari & Serio

Cosmarium biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs Nene gravel pits, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium biretum Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 102, pl. XVI [16]: fig. 5

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 Cosmarium is Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cosmarium biretum var. triquetrum Brebisson 1856
Cosmarium quadrangulatum Hantzsch 1860
Cosmarium biretum var. minus Hansgirg 1888

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. 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.

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]

Harron, J. (1970). Recent Records of plant distribution for the North East of Ireland. The Irish Naturalists' Journal 16: 365-370.

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.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]

West, W. & West, G.S. (1912). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. IV. pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-194, pl. 96-128. London: The Ray Society.

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