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Aptogonum tetragonum Delponte

Publication details
Aptogonum tetragonum Delponte 1873: 75, pl. III: figs 20-23

Published in: Delponte, G.B. (1873 '1876'). Specimen Desmidiacearum subalpinarum. Ossia le Desmidiacee del Lago di Candia nel Canavese. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, series 2 28: 19-108, 21 pl.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aptogonum is Aptogonum desmidium Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Desmidium baileyi (Ralfs) Nordstedt

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), four-angled (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

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