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Desmidium occidentale West & G.S.West

Publication details
Desmidium occidentale West & G.S.West 1905: 505, pl. VI [6]: figs 3, 4

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1905). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. II. pp. [i]-x, [1]-206, pls 33-64. London: The Ray Society.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
western.

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.

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]

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.

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