Cosmocladium saxonicum De Bary
Cosmocladium saxonicum De Bary Gibbs Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, phase contrast
Cosmocladium saxonicum De Bary 1865: 329, pl. IV: figs 1-3
Original publication: Bary, A. de (1865). Über Cosmocladium. Flora 48: 321-330, pl. IV.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cosmocladium saxonicum De Bary)
Europe: Britain (Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003), Czech Republic (Stastny 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2012), Germany (Brodie et al. 2009), Ireland (John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Netherlands (Coesel 1994), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998).
Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006).
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. -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.
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.
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Cosmocladium&species=saxonicum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Cosmocladium&Species=saxonicum
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 July 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Gerrath, J.F. (1970). Ultrastructure of the connecting strands in Cosmocladium saxonicum de Bary (Desmidiaceae) and a discussion of the taxonomy of the genus. Phycologia 9: 209-215, 13 figs.
Surek, B. (1983). Mucilage regeneration in the green alga Cosmocladium saxonicum De Bary (Desmidiaceae): a light microscopic and quantitative study. British Phycological Journal 18: 73-81, 3 figs, 1 table.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:55964