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Closterium infractum Messikommer

Publication details
Closterium infractum Messikommer 1929: 149, pl. I: fig. 1

Published in: Messikommer, E. (1929). Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Algenflora des Kantons Zurich, IV Folge: Die Algenvegetation der Moore am Pfaffikersee. Vierteljahresschr. Naturforsch Ge. Zurich 74: 139-162.

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 Actinotaenium infractum (Messikommer) D.B.Williamson

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Williamson, D.B. (2007). Actinotaenium infractum (Messik.) comb. nov. (Desmidiaceae) a new systematic position for Closterium infractum Messikommer and a review of relevant literature. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 123: 47-55, 9 figs.

Key references
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.

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.

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References
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Williamson, D.B. (2007). Actinotaenium infractum (Messik.) comb. nov. (Desmidiaceae) a new systematic position for Closterium infractum Messikommer and a review of relevant literature. Algological Studies/Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement Volumes 123: 47-55, 9 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2019.

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