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Closterium subtile Brébisson

Publication details
Closterium subtile Brébisson 1856: 155, fig. 48; pl. II

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1856). Liste des Desmidiées, observées en Basse-Normandie. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 4: 113-166, pls I, II.
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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 B (Latin), fine, thin, delicate, fine, or precise.

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Kouwets (1999: 25) 'Doubtful species. Krieger (1935) puts it in synonymy with C. acutum var. tenuis (Nordstedt) W. Krieger, which is considered a smaller morpha of the nominal variety of C. acuta by Ruzicka (1977)'. - (16 Mar 2009) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

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