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Closterium anguineum D.B.Williamson

Publication details
Closterium anguineum D.B.Williamson 1996: 284, figs 1, 2

Published in: Williamson, D.B. (1996). Closterium anguineum spec. nov. (Zygnemaphyceae), a new desmid from Sutherland. Botanical Journal of Scotland 48: 281-285.

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.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Roadside quarry on A'Mhoine, northern Sutherland, Scotland (Williamson 1996: 284). Holotype: Fig. 1(3); reference material at BM (epitype) Ian Evans & Pat Evans; 21.x.1995; BM (Williamson 1996: 284).

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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.

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References
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Williamson, D.B. (1996). Closterium anguineum spec. nov. (Zygnemaphyceae), a new desmid from Sutherland. Botanical Journal of Scotland 48: 281-285.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2019.

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