Cosmocladium pulchellum Brébisson
Cosmocladium pulchellum Brébisson 1856: 133, pl. I: fig. 20
Original publication: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1856). Liste des Desmidiées, observées en Basse-Normandie. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 4: 113-166, pls I, II.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cosmocladium.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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=pulchellum
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=pulchellum
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:53186