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Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson 1856

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 kuetzingii Brébisson
Showing striations and apical pore. Collected by Uta Hamzaoui, Beacon Hill, Leicestershire, UK. 22 Jul 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson
Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. In bog pool. 22 Sep 2005. David John. © David John (d_m_john@ntlworld.com).

Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 27 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; golf course, 200x, DIC. 27 Jul 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Amphora veneta var. grossestriata Playfair

Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson Showing striations and apical pore. Collected by Uta Hamzaoui, Beacon Hill, Leicestershire, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson 1856: 156, pl. 2: fig. 40

Published in: Brébisson, [L.] A. de (1856). Liste des Desmidiées, observées en Basse-Normandie. Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg 4: 113-166, pls I, II.
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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
(Latinised), Named for Friedrich Traugott Kützing (1807-1893), German Phycologist.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium kuetzingii var. onchyosporum West & G.S.West 1905
Closterium kuetzingii var. onychosporum West & G.S.West 1905
Closterium kuetzingii var. laeve Willi Krieger 1935

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium kuetzingii Brébisson)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1996), Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton & al. 2003, Brook & Williamson 2010, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Stastny 2009, Stastny 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Georgia (Barinova & al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Mauch & Schmedtje 2003, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016, Paul, Stastny & Doege 2017, Stutz & Mattern (eds) & al. 2018, Kusber & Gutowski 2018, Täuscher 2020, Täuscher 2020), Hungary (Németh 2005), Ireland (Adams 1908, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Italy (Abdelahad & al. 2003), Latvia (Skuja 1928, Skuja 1928), Netherlands (Coesel 1983, Veen & al. 2015), Portugal (Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998), Romania (Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Stenina & Patova 2007, Komulaynen 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Slovenia (Vrhovsek & al. 2006), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984, Cambra Sánchez, Álvarez Cobelas & Aboal Sanjurjo 1998, Penalta Rodriguez & López Rodriguez 2004), Sweden (Skuja 1948, Skuja 1956), Ukraine (Petlovany & Tsarenko 2015, Malakhov, Kryvosheia & Tsarenko 2017).

North America: Florida (Rosen, Stahlhut & Hall 2019), Kansas (Mathews & al. 1977), Maine (Fucíková, Johansen & Hall 2015), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres & al. 2015), New Jersey (Fairbanks 2020), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Bicudo & Martau 1974, Martins & Bicudo 1987, Sormus & Bicudo 1994, De-Lamonica-Freire & Heckman 1996, Lopes & Bicudo 2003, Araújo & al. 2010, Freitas & Loverde-Oliveira 2013, Bicudo & al. 2014, Dunck & al. 2018), Uruguay (Rosset & al. 2020).

Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Sudan (Reinhold 1937), Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996), Zimbabwe (Rich 1935).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013, Al-Saboonchi & Al-Shawi 2016, Galindo-Alcázar & al. 2018), Turkey (Sahín 2005, Aysel 2005, Soylu & Gonulol 2006, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed & al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012, Das & Keshri 2016).

South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham & al. 2011), Thailand (Hirano 1992).

Asia: China (Wei 2003, Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hinode 1955, Hinode 1959, Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Korea (Kim 2012), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014, Medvedeva & Nikulina 2019).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day & al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), New Zealand (Croasdale & Flint 1986, Broady & al. 2012), Northern Territory (Day & al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Queensland (Day & al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), South Australia (Day & al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Tasmania (Day & al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Victoria (Day & al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

(as Closterium kuetzingii var. laeve Willi Krieger)
Europe: France (Kouwets 1999).

South America: Brazil (Bicudo 1969, Araújo & al. 2010).

Africa: Zaire (Golama Swana Kaketa 1996).

Key references
Bicudo, C.E.M., Azevedo, M.T.P. & Castro, A.A.J. de (2014). Flora ficológica de Estado de São Paulo. Vol. 4, parte 1. Zygnemaphyceae. pp. [i-viii], [1]-238, 372 figs. São Paulo: TRiMa: FAPESP.

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]

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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.

Kim, H.S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 6, Number 1 Charophyta: Conjugatophyceae (Desmids I): Zygnematales: Mesotaeniaceae, Desmidales: Gonatozygaceae, Peniaceae, Closteriaceae, Desmidiaceae. pp. [1-6], 1-94, figs 1-97. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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. (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.

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.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

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]

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