Closterium acutum Brébisson 1848

Closterium acutum Brébisson

Current name: Closterium acutum Brébisson
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC - 30 April 2011. Karl Bruun

Publication Details
Closterium acutum Brébisson 1848: 177, pl. XXX [30]: figs 5 a, 5 b, 5 d, 5 f; pl. XXXV: fig. 5

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.

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Publication date: 1 Jan 1848

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Britain (several records); Germany (Kuetzing); Falaise (Brébisson); (INA 1996)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (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 19 June 2024

 
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