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Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt

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 didymochondrum Nordstedt
Side views. Wet rocks, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 18 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt
Face views. Wet rocks, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 18 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt
Empty cell. Wet rocks, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 18 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt
Apex. Wet rocks, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 18 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt
Wet rocks, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 18 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt Empty cell. Wet rocks, Lochbuie, Isle of Mull, Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt in Norstedt & Wittrock 1876: 36, pl. XII [12]: fig. 11

Published in: Nordstedt, C.F.O. & Wittrock, V. (1876). Desmidieae et Oedogonieae ab O. Nordstedt in Italia et Tyrolia collectae, quas determinaverunt. Öfversigt Kongl. [Svenska] Vetenskaps-akademiens Förhandlingar 33(6): 25-56, pls. XI, XII.
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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.

Chang, T.-P. & Steinberg, C. (1989). Identifizierung von nanoplanktischen Kieselalgen (Centrales, Bacillariophyceae) in der Rott und im Rott-Stausee (Bayern, Bundesrepublik Deutschland). Archiv für Protistenkunde 137: 111-129.

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

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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References
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Williamson, D.B. & Carter, C.F. (2016). Cosmarium didymochondrum Nordstedt var. compressum var. nova. A newly-found desmid variety from Northern England. Quekett Journal of Microscopy 42: 598-599, 1 fig..
Williamson, D.B. & Carter, C.F. (2017). Type designations for Cosmarium didymochondrum var. compressum D.B.Williamson & C.F.Carter and Staurodesmus calyxoides var. minor D.B.Williamson & C.F.Carter (Charophyta, Desmidiales). Notulae Algarum 30: 1 page only.

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