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Closterium truncatum Claassen, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Closterium truncatum Claassen 1961: 577, pl. 5: fig. 6, nom. illeg.

Published in: Claassen, M.I. (1961). A contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of the Transvaal Province. Bothalia 7: 559-666, 37 pls.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Closterium truncatum Brébisson in Meneghini, 1840 (a devalidated name), nec Closterium truncatum W.B.Turner, 1893. - (6 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

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: 26 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2019.

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