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Closterium lusitanicum G.A.S.F.Sampaio

Publication details
Closterium lusitanicum G.A.S.F.Sampaio 1920: 156, fig.5

Published in: Sampaio, G. (1920). Subsídios para o estudo das "Desmidiáceas" Portuguesas. Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana 28: 151-164.

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

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium juncidum Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), belonging to Lusitania (western Spain; modern Portugal and parts of the Spanish provinces of Estremadura and Toledo) (Lewis & Short 1890).

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.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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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 22 September 2019.

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