Closterium gracile var. capillare Chodat 1897
Closterium gracile var. capillare Chodat 1897: 301, pl. II: fig. 11
Published in: Chodat, R. (1897). Études de biologie lacustre. A. Recherches sur les algues pélagiques de quelques lacs euisses et françaises. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 5: 289-314.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium nordstedtii Chodat
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
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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 12 August 2020.