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Closterium scoticum W.B.Turner

Publication details
Closterium scoticum W.B.Turner 1893: 347

Published in: Turner, W.B. (1893). Desmid notes. The Naturalist, Hull 18: 343-347, 21 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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium balmacarense var. scoticum (W.B.Turner) W.Krieger 1935

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium scoticum var. fusiforme W.B.Turner 1893

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.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

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