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Closterium lunula var. giganteum (Nordstedt) A.J.Brook & D.J.Williamson, nom. illeg.

Publication details
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

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum Nordstedt

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium turgidum subsp. giganteum Nordstedt 1880
Closterium turgidum var. giganteum (Nordstedt) De Toni 1889

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Closterium lunula var. giganteum (C.Bernard) Playfair. - (2 Jul 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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