Cosmarium tetragonum var. elegans (Roy & Bisset) West & G.S.West
Cosmarium tetragonum var. elegans (Roy & Bisset) West & G.S.West 1908: 20
Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1908). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. III. pp. [i]-xv, -274, pl. 65-95. London: The Ray Society.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cosmarium elegans J.Roy & Bisset
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), four-angled (Stearn 1973).
Cosmarium elegans J.Roy & Bisset 1894
According to Kouwets (1999: 62) a 'Poorly-known form, obviously closely related to C. davidsonii'. - (23 May 2009) -
This is a freshwater species.
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. -317 . Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]
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