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Cosmarium humile Nordstedt ex De Toni

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 humile Nordstedt ex De Toni
Small pond, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK. 21 Jul 2016. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Cosmarium humile Nordstedt ex De Toni
Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Scotland.. 11 Jun 2008. © C.F. Carter (Chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Staurastrum zonatum var. majus A.M.Scott & Prescott

Cosmarium humile Nordstedt ex De Toni Small pond, Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Cosmarium humile Nordstedt ex De Toni 1889: 965

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1889). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. I. Chlorophyceae. pp. [3]-12, [i]-cxxxix, 1-1315. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), low, low-growing (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cosmarium celatum (F.Gay) De Toni
Euastrum celatum F.Gay 1884
Euastrum humile F.Gay 1884

Nomenclatural notes
As Euastrum humile F. Gay, the supposed basionym, was superfluous at the time of publication and thus illegitimate, Cosmarium humile is treated as a new name. - (1 May 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
France: Mares de Roquehaute ( Euastrum humile Gay)

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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.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Förster, K. (1982). Conjugatophyceae Zygnematales und Desmidiales (excl. Zygnemataceae). In: Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers Systematik und Biologie [Band] 8. Teil 1. Hälfte. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-543. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). [in On shelf with series]

John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009). A practical guide to the desmids of the west of Ireland. pp. [i]-viii, 1-196, 49 pls, 12 col. photogr. 8 line- figs, 1 map, 3 tabs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.

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

Martello, G.V. (2004). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) dei "Sette Laghi"nel massiccio montuoso dei Lagorai: ecologia e distribuzione in relazione all'acidita delle acque. Natura Vicentina 8: 5-32.

Martello, G.V. (2006). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) del Laghetto di Costa d'Agra,sull'Altopiano de Tonezza (VI). The Desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygematophyceae) of the Costa d'Agra Lake, on the Tonezza Plateau (VI). Natura Vicentina 10: 113-128.

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]

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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