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Closterium acerosum var. borgei Willi Krieger

Publication details
Closterium acerosum var. borgei Willi Krieger 1935: 317, pl. 24: fig. 3

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium acerosum var. borgei Willi Krieger)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003, Brook & Williamson 2010), France (Kouwets 1999, Kouwets 1999, Kouwets 1999, Kouwets 1999, Anon. 2017), Sweden (Skuja 1948).

Australia and New Zealand: Northern Territory (Ling & Tyler 2000).

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.

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

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.

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