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Closterium lunula var. massartii (De Wildeman) Willi Krieger

Publication details
Closterium lunula var. massartii (De Wildeman) Willi Krieger 1937: 304

Published in: Krieger, W. (1937). Die Desmidiaceen Europas mit Berucksichtigung der aussereuropaischen Arten Pt. 13 (1) of Dr. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz. Conjugatae. Die Desmidiaceen. pp. 1-712. Leipzig: Ed. Akad. Verlagsgesellschaft.

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.

Basionym
Closterium massartii De Wildeman

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium massartii De Wildeman 1900

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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.

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.

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