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Closterium praelongum f. brevius Nordstedt

Publication details
Closterium praelongum f. brevius Nordstedt 1888: 68, pl. 3: figs 22-24 (as 'brevior' )

Published in: Nordstedt, O. (1888). Freshwater algae collected by Dr. S. Berggren in New Zealand and Australia. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 22(8): 1-98, 6 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium praelongum var. brevius (Nordstedt) Willi Krieger

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Lake Lyndon; Teremakan et Arahura; Blueakinbay." [New Zealand] (Nordstedt 1888: 68).

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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.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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