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Closterium naviculoideum Playfair

Publication details
Closterium naviculoideum Playfair 1907: 167, pl. II: fig. 9 (as '?Closterium naviculoideum' )

Published in: Playfair, G.J. (1907). Some new or less known desmids found in New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 32: 160-201.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

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

Nomenclatural notes
A doubtful species which West (1909) notes "appears to have described one of the common attenuated Diatoms of the genus Nitzchia, presumably Nitzchia acicularis." - (13 Feb 2017) - Alex Kenins

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
West, G. S. (1909). The algae of the Yan Yean Reservoir, Victoria: a biological and ecological study. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 39: 1-88.

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Verified by: 13 February 2017 by Alex Kenins

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Alex Kenins in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2019.

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