Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs 1848
Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs
Detail of apex. Kelly Hall Tarn, Cumbria, UK - 10 October 2009. C.F.Carter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs 1848: 163, pl. XXVII : fig. 1 (as 'Lunula')
Publication date: 1 Jan 1848
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: Various in Britain, Germany, France, U.S.A. and Mexico;
Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1946).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 01 August 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2023