Closterium aciculare T.West 1860

Closterium aciculare T.West

Current name: Closterium aciculare T.West
Manitoba, Canada; Pelican lake, 400x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc. - 03 September 2009. Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication Details
Closterium aciculare T.West 1860: 153, fig. 16; pl. VII [7]

Published in: West, T. (1860). Remarks on some Diatomaceae new or imperfectly described and a new desmid. Transactions of the Royal Microscopical Society, series 2 8: 147-153.

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.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2024

 
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