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Closterium pulchellum West & G.S.West

Publication details
Closterium pulchellum West & G.S.West 1897: 158, pl. 8: fig. 8

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1897). Desmids from Singapore. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 33: 156-167.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. [1]-xiv, [1]-429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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