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Closterium dianae var. minus Hieronymus

Publication details
Closterium dianae var. minus Hieronymus 1895: 19, no fig. (as 'minor' )

Published in: Hieronymus, G. (1895). Klasse: Chlorophyceae. In: Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete.Hrsg. unter Redaktion von professor Dr. A. Engler. Theil C. (Engler, A. Eds), pp. 21-24. Berlin: Geographische Verslagshandlung Dietrich Reimer.
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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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Krieger (1933: 296, pl. 19: fig. 15) under the name Closterium Dianae var. minus (Wille) Schröder (Taf. 19, Fig. 15) included this name in synonymy; however, it has priority and Schröder (1897: 31) does not mention any such name (either as minus or minor). This has cause considierable confusion with many authors citing Closterium dianae var. minus (Wille) Schröter, and even Closterium dianae var. minus (Schröter) Willi Krieger as valid names, none of which appear to have been proposed or validly published. Confusion exists between minus [correct] and minor [incorrect] and even between Johan Nordal Fischer Wille and Willi Krieger. The taxonomically accepted name is generally Closterium dianae var. minus Hieronymus [as "minor"!]. - (20 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry

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.

Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Closteriineae. 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. 616-636. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coesel, P.F.M. & Meesters, K.[J.] (2007). Desmids of the Lowlands Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidaceae of the European Lowlands. pp. [1]-351, 20 text-figs, 123 pls. Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

John, D.M. & Williamson, D.B. (2009). A practical guide to the desmids of the west of Ireland. pp. [i]-viii, 1-196, 49 pls, 12 col. photogr. 8 line- figs, 1 map, 3 tabs. Galway: Martin Ryan Institute.

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

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.

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.

Schröder, B. (1897). Die Algen der Versuchsteiche des schles.[ischen] Fischereivereins zu Trachenberg. Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 5: 29-66, 4 pls [I-IV].

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