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Cosmarium reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West

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 reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West
Side views. From wet rocks in The Gap of Dunloe, Kerry, Ireland.. 16 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West
From wet rocks in The Gap of Dunloe, Kerry, Ireland.. 16 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West
Face views. From wet rocks in The Gap of Dunloe, Kerry, Ireland.. 16 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West
Apical views. From wet rocks in The Gap of Dunloe, Kerry, Ireland.. 16 Jun 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Cosmarium reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West Apical views. From wet rocks in The Gap of Dunloe, Kerry, Ireland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium reniforme var. apertum West & G.S.West 1908: 159, pl. LXXIX [79]: fig. 5

Published in: 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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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Martello, G.V. (2007). Le DesmidiƩe (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) di alcune zone umide lentiche della Val di Rava (Gruppo montuoso dei Lagorai) (TN). The Desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygematophyceae) of some lentic freshwater habitats of the Rava Valley (Montainous group of the Lagorai) (TM). Natura Vicentina 11: 77-115.

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

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