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Closterium lunula f. straminellum Uherkovich

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Publication details
Closterium lunula f. straminellum Uherkovich 1943: 1 (as 'var. coloratum f. straminellum' )

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
The variety coloratum is considered by Kouwets (1999: 21) to be a more heavily encrusted form of the type variety of C. lunula. - (14 Mar 2009) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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