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Closterium pseudolunula O.Borge

Publication details
Closterium pseudolunula O.Borge 1909: 3, pl. 1: fig. 2

Published in: Borge, O. (1909). Nordamerikanische Susswasseralgen. Arkiv für Botanik 8(13): 1-29.
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Publication date: 1909

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), false lunula, diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

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

Taxonomic notes
Combination also proposed by Claassen, 1961, Bothalia 7:575; pl. 4, fig. 1, but it was illegitimate. See Closterium claassenii A. Levanets 2011. - (2 Mar 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Miakka, Manatee Co., Florida, USA.

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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.

Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. [1]-xiv, [1]-429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

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.

Shahnaz, A., Zarina, A., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Survey of some Volvocophyta Shameel from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 3(2): 205-212.

Zongo, B., Zongo, F., Ouattara, A. & Boussim, J.I. (2011). A taxonomic study of the genus Closterium Nitzsch ex Ralfs (Zygnematophyceae, Streptophyta) in tempory ponds in Burkino Faso, West Africa. Cryptogamie Algologie 32(3): 255-270.

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