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Closterium arcus A.J.Brook & D.B.Williamson

Publication details
Closterium arcus A.J.Brook & D.B.Williamson 1988: 394, figs 1-9

Published in: Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (1988). Closterium arcus sp. nov., a new British desmid (Short Note). British Phycological Journal 23: 391-394, 9 figs.

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
Noun (Latin), arc, bow or curve; arch (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

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References
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Brook, A.J. & Williamson, D.B. (1988). Closterium arcus sp. nov., a new British desmid (Short Note). British Phycological Journal 23: 391-394, 9 figs.

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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 22 September 2019.

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