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Desmidium pseudostreptonema West & G.S.West

Publication details
Desmidium pseudostreptonema West & G.S.West 1902: 193, pl. 22: figs 35-37

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1902). A contribution to the freshwater algae of Ceylon. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany, Series 2, 6: 123-215, pls 17-22.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Desmidium is Desmidium swartzii C.Agardh ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Desmidium pseudostreptonema West & G.S.West)
Europe: Austria (Lenzenweger 1997), Britain (Brook & Johnson 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), France (Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996, Kusber & Gutowski 2018), Ireland (Adams 1908, Carter 1923, John, Williamson & Guiry 2011), Latvia (Skuja 1934), Ukraine (Petlovany & Tsarenko 2015).

North America: Qu├ębec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

South America: Brazil (Freitas & Loverde-Oliveira 2013).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

South-east Asia: Thailand (Hirano 1992, Hall et al. 2011).

Asia: China (Wei 2014), Japan (Hirano, M. 1960, Hinode 1960, Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Russia (Palamar-Mordvintseva 1982), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2015).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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.

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.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]

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.

Skuja, H. (1934). Beitrag zur Algenflora Lettlands. I. Acta Horti Botanici Universitatis Latviensis 7: 25-85, 119 figs.

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