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Cosmarium variolatum var. skujae Croasdale, nom. inval.

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 variolatum var. skujae Croasdale
From near Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland.. 11 Oct 2010. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Cosmarium variolatum var. skujae Croasdale
In Sphagnum bog, Strollamus Isle of Skye, Scotland.. 11 Jun 2008. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


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Cosmarium variolatum var. skujae Croasdale From near Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland.
© C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Cosmarium variolatum var. skujae Croasdale in Croasdale, Flint & Racine 1994: 206, nom. inval.

Published in: Croasdale, H., Flint, E.A. & Racine, M.M. (1994). Flora of New Zealand. Freshwater Algae, Chlorophyta, Desmids. Vol. III pp. i-x, 2-218, pls 62-146. Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand: Manaaki Whenua Press.

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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: lacking Latin diagnosis & designated type in original publication (INA); validated in 1994 (INA). - (18 Feb 2015) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Croasdale, H.T. & Flint, E.A. (1988). Flora of New Zealand. Freshwater algae, Chlorophyta, desmids. Vol. II. pp. i-x, 1-147, 61 pls, 19 figs, 7 tables. Christchurch: Botany Division, D.S.I.R..

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