Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters 2015

Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters

Current name: Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters
Collected by Howard Matcham, animal drinking trough, Boxgrove Chichester - 09 March 2014. C.F.Carter ( C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw, C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,

Publication Details
Cosmarium distentum (G.S.West) Coesel & Meesters 2015: 58, figs 5–8, 20–25

Published in: Coesel, P. & Meesters, K. (2015). Taxonomic notes on Dutch desmids VII (new species, new names, new record). Phytotaxa 208(1): 55-62.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cosmarium is Cosmarium undulatum Corda ex Ralfs.

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

Cosmarium laeve var. distentum G.S.West

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), distended (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 18 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 May 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 May 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 11 December 2023

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