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Closterium subcostatum Alcorn, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Closterium subcostatum Alcorn 1940: 48, nom. illeg.

Published in: Alcorn, G.D. (1940). Preliminary list of desmids of the Pacific Northwest, with descriptions of some new forms. Occasional Papers Department of Biology College of Puget Sound 10: 44-69, 8 pls.

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 tacomense Prescott

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Closterium subcostatum Nordstedt, 1880. - (21 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry

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
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.

Created: 21 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2019.

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