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Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini 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 brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs
Bogs near Claerwen, S Wales. 07 Apr 2016. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs
Apical views showing pores and granules. Collected by Gordon Rothero, Claerwen NNR, Powys, Wales. 14 Apr 2016. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs
Side view showing large conical granules. In Sphagnum, Camaderry, Co Wicklow, Ireland.. 02 Oct 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs
In Sphagnum, Camaderry, Co Wicklow, Ireland.. 15 Oct 2010. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs
In Sphagnum, Camaderry, Co Wicklow, Ireland.. 15 Oct 2010. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs
Collected by Sue Knight. Burbage Valley, Derbyshire, UK.. 15 Apr 2010. © C.F.Carter (Chris.Carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Gracilaria crispata Setchell & Gardner

Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs Apical views showing pores and granules. Collected by Gordon Rothero, Claerwen NNR, Powys, Wales
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium brebissonii Meneghini ex Ralfs 1848: 100, pl. XVI [16]: fig. 3 a, b

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

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]

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]

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.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1908). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. III. pp. [i]-xv, [1]-274, pl. 65-95. London: The Ray Society.

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