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Closterium navicula var. crassum (West & G.S.West) Grönblad

Publication details
Closterium navicula var. crassum (West & G.S.West) Grönblad 1920: 21

Published in: Grönblad, R. (1920). Finnländische Desmidiaceen aus Keuru. Acta Societatis pro Fauna et Flora Fennica 47(4): 1-98.
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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.

Basionym
Penium navicula var. crassum West & G.S.West

Type information
Syntype localities: near Balallan, Lewis; near Tarbert, Harris in the outer Hebrides, Scotland.

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of navis, a ship; a small vessel, a boat, skiff (Lewis & Short 1890).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Penium navicula var. inflatum West & G.S.West 1904
Closterium navicula var. inflatum (W.West & G.S.West) Croasdale 2010

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.

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.

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.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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