Closterium navicula var. inflatum (W. & G.S. ) Croasdale 2010
Closterium navicula var. inflatum (W.West & G.S.West) Croasdale in Prescott, Croasdale & Vinyard 2010: 170, pl. 67: figs 12-15
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium navicula var. crassum (West & G.S.West) Grönblad
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of navis, a ship; a small vessel, a boat, skiff (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The name was also introduced by Brook & Williamson (2010: 170) who, in addition to proposing a new combination for Penium navicula var. inflatum West & G.S.West, included the basionym in synonymy with Penium navicula var. crassum on the same page. - (28 Jun 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2020.