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Closterium libellula var. interruptum (West & G.S.West) Donat 1926

Publication details
Closterium libellula var. interruptum (West & G.S.West) Donat 1926: 7

Published in: Donat, A. (1926). Zur Kenntnis der Desmidiaceen des norddeutschen Flachlandes. Eine soziologisch-geographische Studie. Pflanzenforschung 5: 1-51, pls 1-5.

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 Planotaenium closterioides G.J.P.Ramos & C.W.N.Moura

Basionym
Penium closterioides f. interruptum West

Type information
UK: England: Black Sail Pass.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Willi Krieger (1934: 334). - (6 Jul 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Ramos, G.J.P. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2019). Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on Brazilian desmids II: Closterium, Haplotaenium, Planotaenium, and Xanthidium together with some nomenclatural corrections. Notulae Algarum 118: 1-4, no figs.

Key references
Cambra Sánchez, J., Álvarez Cobelas, M. & Aboal Sanjurjo, M. (1998). Lista florística y bibliográfica de los clorófitos (Chlorophyta) de la Península Ibérica, Islas Baleares e Islas Canarias. pp. 1-614. Burgos: Asociación Española de Limnología.

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]

Krieger, W. (1935). Die Desmidiaceen Europas mit Berücksichtigung der aussereuropäischen Arten. Band 13. Abteilung 1, Teil 1, Lieferung 2 of Dr. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. pp. 225-375, pls 9-36. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgeselschaft M.B.H..

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.

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