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Closterium pusillum var. minus V.Allorge & P.Allorge

Publication details
Closterium pusillum var. minus V.Allorge & P.Allorge 1930: 346, no fig. (as 'minor' )

Published in: Allorge, V. & Allorge, P. (1931 '1930'). Hétérocontes, Euchlorophycées et Conjuguées de Galice. Revue Algologique 5: 327-382.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium pusillum Hantzsch

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium pusillum f. brevior Borge

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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