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Closterium acutum Brébisson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Closteriaceae
Genus Closterium

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Closterium acutum Brébisson
Glen Doll, Angus, Scotland, in Sphagnum.. 06 Aug 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Closterium acutum Brébisson
Cluster. Glen Doll, Angus, Scotland, in Sphagnum.. 06 Aug 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Closterium acutum Brébisson
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC. 30 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Closterium acutum Brébisson
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, PC. 30 Apr 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Closterium acutum Brébisson Cluster. Glen Doll, Angus, Scotland, in Sphagnum.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

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

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium tenerrimum Kützing ex Ralfs 1848

Nomenclatural notes
Hussain et al. (2010: table 1) cite the authority as (Lyngbye) Brébisson. [Echinella acuta Lyngbye (INA)], which is incorrect as Echinella acuta is an invalid, pre-starting-point name. - (17 May 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Britain (several records); Germany (Kuetzing); Falaise (Brébisson) (Silva 1996-to date).

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Key references
Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (2010). A monograph on some British desmids. Order Zygnematales Suborder Zygonemoidiineae Family Zygnemataceae Subfamily Mesotaenioideae (Saccoderm desmids) and Suborder Closteriineae Family Peniaceae and Family Closteriaceae. Edited by J.H. Price & N.J. Evans. pp. [i-ii], iii-v [1-5], 6-364, 157 pls. London: The Ray Society.

Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Closteriineae. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 616-636. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Das, D. & Keshri, J.P. (2016). Desmids of Eastern Himalays. Bibliotheca Phycologica 119: 1-260, 30 pls.

Förster, K. (1982). Conjugatophyceae Zygnematales und Desmidiales (excl. Zygnemataceae). In: Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers Systematik und Biologie [Band] 8. Teil 1. Hälfte. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-543. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller). [in On shelf with series]

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]

John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009). A practical guide to the desmids of the west of Ireland. pp. [i]-viii, 1-196, 49 pls, 12 col. photogr. 8 line- figs, 1 map, 3 tabs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.

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.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Martello, G.V (2006). Alcune desmidiee della zona di Caldenave e della Val d'Inferno - Massiccio montuoso dei Lagorai (Trento). Informatore Botanico Italiano 38(2): 513-536.

Martello, G.V. (2004). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) dei "Sette Laghi"nel massiccio montuoso dei Lagorai: ecologia e distribuzione in relazione all'acidita delle acque. Natura Vicentina 8: 5-32.

Martello, G.V. (2007). Le Desmidiée (Chlorophyta, Zygnematophyceae) di alcune zone umide lentiche della Val di Rava (Gruppo montuoso dei Lagorai) (TN). The Desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygematophyceae) of some lentic freshwater habitats of the Rava Valley (Montainous group of the Lagorai) (TM). Natura Vicentina 11: 77-115.

Möbius, K. (1892). Australische Süsswasseralgen. Flora (Jena) 75: 421-454, pls VII, VIII.

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, [2], [1]-291, [292]], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Shahnaz, A., Zarina, A., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Survey of some Volvocophyta Shameel from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 3(2): 205-212.

Stutz, S. & Mattern, H. (eds), Helisch, H., Hennecke, M., Kull, U., Mareš, J., Probst, W., Schütz, W., Simon, T., Täscher, L. & Ullmann, J. (2018). Beiträge zu den Algen Baden-Württembergs. Band 1 Allgemeiner Teil. Spezieller Teil: Cyanobacteria, Glaucobionta, Rhodobionta und Chlorobionta p.p. pp. [1]-504, 770 figs. Remshalden: Verlag Manfred Hennecke.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

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References
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Coesel, P.F.M. (1993). Poor physiological adaptation to alkaline culture conditions in Closterium acutum var. variabile, a planktonic desmid from eutrophic waters. European Journal of Phycology 28: 53-57, 4 figs, 1 table.

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