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Closterium cynthia var. latum (Schmidle) Willi Krieger

Publication details
Closterium cynthia var. latum (Schmidle) Willi Krieger 1933: 253

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 jenneri Ralfs

Basionym
Closterium cynthia f. lata Schmidle

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), Ancient Greek epithet of the moon goddess Artemis.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium cynthia f. lata Schmidle

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Brook, A.J. & Johnson, L.R. (2002). Order Zygnematales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 479-593. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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

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