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Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs

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

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Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs
Showing apices. Dalmellington Moss SSSI, Ayrshire, UK. 10 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs
Showing striations. Dalmellington Moss SSSI, Ayrshire, UK. 10 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Spongocarpus hemiphyllus (Turner) Kützing

Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs Showing apices. Dalmellington Moss SSSI, Ayrshire, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs 1848: 170, pl. XXIX [29]: fig. 1

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 (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium costatum f. sigmoideum Corillion
Closterium varzinense J.Sampaio 1922
Closterium costatum var. multinucleatum Deflandre 1925

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Syntype localities: Various in Britain, Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary) and Prague, Czech Republic; Falaise, Normandy, France

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1996), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, Brook & Williamson 2010, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Stastny 2009, Stastny 2010, Petra Mazalová, Jana ), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Paul, Stastny & Doege 2017, Stutz & Mattern (eds) et al. 2018, Kusber & Gutowski 2018), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Adams 1908, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Italy (Abdelahad et al. 2003), Latvia (Skuja 1928), Netherlands (Coesel 1983, Veen et al. 2015), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Ukraine (Petlovany & Tsarenko 2015).

North America: Arkansas (AR) (Akin & Meyer 1996, Smith 2010), Québec (Irénée-Marie 1939, Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo 1969, Araújo et al. 2010).

Africa: Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013, Maulood et al. 2013), Turkey (Taskin (ed.) et al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008).

Asia: China (Wei 2003), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman, Thompson & Segar 1957, Croasdale & Flint 1986, Broady et al. 2012), Northern Territory (Day et al. 1995), Victoria (Day et al. 1995).

(as Closterium costatum var. multinucleatum Deflandre)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002).

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.

Croasdale, H.T. & Flint, E.A. (1986). Flora of New Zealand. Freshwater algae, Chlorophyta, Desmids. Vol. 1 pp. i-xii, 1-133, 27 pls. Wellington: V.R. Ward, Government Printer.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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