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Closterium lunula f. retusum Péterfi

Publication details
Closterium lunula f. retusum Péterfi

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

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

Basionym
Lithophyllum farlowii Heydrich

Type information
Type locality: Charles Island, Galapagos Islands (Woelkerling 1998: 311). Holotype: collector not indicated but obtained on the Hassler Expedition in; June 1872 (Heydrich, 1901: 533 incorrectly gives the year as 1892). Donated to PC by Farlow in 1889; PC no. 15, General Herbarium box collection (non-fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 311). Notes: Holotype fragment: TRH, no. 15 (number possibly assigned by Hariot; see acknowledgment by Heydrich, 1901: 529), includes slide 663.

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

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

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2019.

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