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Closterium truncatum W.B.Turner

Publication details
Closterium truncatum W.B.Turner 1893: 22, pl. XXI [22]: fig. 14

Published in: Turner, W.B. (1893 '1892'). Algae aquae dulcis Indiae orientalis. The freshwater algae (principally Desmidieae) of East India. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 25(5): 1-187, 23 pls.
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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), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium delpontei var. truncatum (W.B.Turner) Willi Krieger 1932

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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 21 September 2019.

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