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Closterium abruptum var. [abruptum] f. nilssonii (Borge) A.J.Brook & D.B.Williamson 1993

Publication details
Closterium abruptum var. [abruptum] f. nilssonii (Borge) A.J.Brook & D.B.Williamson 1993: 261, fig. 1c

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 abruptum West

Basionym
Closterium nilssonii Borge

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium intermedium var. nilssonii (Borge) J.Ruzicka
Closterium nilssonii Borge 1906

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium nilssonii Borge)
Europe: France (Kouwets 1999), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

(as Closterium abruptum var. [abruptum] f. nilssonii (Borge) A.J.Brook & D.B.Williamson )
Europe: Ireland (John, Williamson & Guiry 2011).

Source of current name
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & Shoesmith, E. (1993). On the status of Closterium abruptum West and C. nilssonii Borge (Desmidiaceae: Zygnemaphyceae). Nova Hedwigia 57: 255-268.

Created: 21 February 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & Shoesmith, E. (1993). On the status of Closterium abruptum West and C. nilssonii Borge (Desmidiaceae: Zygnemaphyceae). Nova Hedwigia 57: 255-268.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.

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