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Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum Nordstedt

Publication details
Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum Nordstedt in Wittrock & Nordstedt 1880: 120, no fig.

Published in: [Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O.] (1880). Literatur-öfversigt [Literature review]. Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et phycochromaceis.... Botaniska Notiser 1880(4): 113-122, no figs.

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 lunula var. giganteum (Nordstedt) A.J.Brook & D.J.Williamson

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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
Wittrock, V.B., Nordstedt, C.F.O. & Lagerheim, G. (1880). Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et hycochromaceis. Vol. Fasc. 7-8 pp. nos 301-400..

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