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Closterium johnsonii West & G.S.West

Publication details
Closterium johnsonii West & G.S.West 1898: 284, pl. 16: figs 1, 2

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1898). On some desmids of the United States. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 33: 279-322, pls 16-18.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium didymotocum var. johnsonii (West & G.S.West) J.A.Cushman 1908

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. [1]-xiv, [1]-429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

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.

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