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Closterium navicula (Brébisson) Lütkemüller

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Closteriaceae
Genus Closterium

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Closterium navicula (Brébisson) Lütkemüller
Loch Gower Ayrshire UK. 10 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Closterium navicula (Brébisson) Lütkemüller
Teal Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC. 22 Jun 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Meristotheca tobagensis W.R.Taylor

Closterium navicula (Brébisson) Lütkemüller Teal Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Closterium navicula (Brébisson) Lütkemüller 1905: 337

Published in: Lütkemüller, J. (1905). Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Penium Bréb. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesesellschaft Wien 55: 332-337.

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
Penium navicula Brébisson

Type information
Type locality: Falaise, Normandy, France

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of navis, a ship; a small vessel, a boat, skiff (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Penium navicula Brébisson 1856

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Penium fusiforme F.Gay 1886
Penium navicula var. granulatum West & G.S.West 1897
Penium navicula f. willei Schmidle 1898
Closterium navicula var. granulatum (West & G.S.West) Willi Krieger 1935

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references

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.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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]

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.

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.

Ruzicka, J. (1977). Die Desmidiaceen Mitteleuropas. Vol. 1(1) pp. [i-]-vi, [2], [1]-291, [292]], pls 1-44. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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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References
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McLachlan, D.H., Brownlee, C., Taylor, A.R., Geider, R.J. & Underwood, G.J.C. (2009). Light-induced motile responses of the esuarine benthic diatoms Navicula perminuta and Cylindrotheca closterium (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 45(3): 592-599, 6 figs.
Rachlin, J.W., Warkentine, B. & Jensen, T.E. (1982). The growth responses of Chlorella saccharophila, Navicula incerta and Nitzschia closterium to selected concentrations of cadmium. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 109(2): 129-135.
Staats, N., de Winder, B., Stal, L.J. & Mur, L.R. (1999). Isolation and characterization of extracellular polysacharides from the epipelic diatoms Cylindrotheca closterium and Navicula salinarum. European Journal of Phycology 34: 161-169, 6 figs, 5 tables.

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