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Closterium kuetzingii var. laeve Willi Krieger

Publication details
Closterium kuetzingii var. laeve Willi Krieger 1935: 353, pl. 32: fig. 10

Published in: Krieger, W. (1935). Die Desmidiaceen Europas mit Berücksichtigung der aussereuropäischen Arten. Band 13. Abteilung 1, Teil 1, Lieferung 2 of Dr. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. pp. 225-375, pls 9-36. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgeselschaft M.B.H..
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson

Origin of species name
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.

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

Taxonomic notes
Kouwets (1999: 19) states 'Taxonomically doubtful form, most probably representing a faintly striated morpha of the nominal variety (see Ruzicka, 1977)'. - (14 Mar 2009) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Key references
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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