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Closterium tumidum f. majus Irénée-Marie, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Closterium tumidum f. majus Irénée-Marie 1955: 213, fig. 10, nom. illeg. (as 'major' )

Published in: Irénée-Marie, Fr. [T.J.C.] (1959). Expedition Algologique dans la nord de la Mauricie 1958. Naturaliste Canadien 86(10): 190-213, 1 pl.

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 tumidum f. irenee-mariei Prescott

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1956).

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: not Closterium tumidum f. majus Biswas 1929 (f. maior at I.N.A.) - (29 Oct 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Canada: Quebec: Haute-Mauricie

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.

Source of current name
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.

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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 22 September 2019.

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