Closterium lunula var. giganteum ( ) A.J.Brook & D.J.Williamson, nom. illeg.
Closterium lunula var. giganteum (Nordstedt) A.J.Brook & D.J.Williamson 2010: 267, nom. illeg.
Published in: 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.
Publication date: May 2010
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).
Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum Nordstedt 1880
Closterium turgidum var. giganteum (Nordstedt) De Toni 1889
Illegitimate: later homonym of Closterium lunula var. giganteum (C.Bernard) Playfair. - (2 Jul 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 02 July 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 July 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2019.