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Closterium macilentum var. japonicum (Suringar) Willi Krieger

Publication details
Closterium macilentum var. japonicum (Suringar) Willi Krieger 1935: 314, pl. 23: fig. 9

Published in: 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..
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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.

Basionym
Closterium japonicum Suringar

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thin, meagre (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium japonicum Suringar 1867

Taxonomic notes
According to Kouwets (1999: 21) a 'Poorly-known variety'. Ruzicka (1977) points out that the new combination proposed by Gronblad was not validly published. - (14 Mar 2009) -

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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]

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

West, W. (1891). The freshwater algae of Maine. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 29: 353-357.

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