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Closterium variabile A.J.Brook

Publication details
Closterium variabile A.J.Brook 1995: 384, figs 1: 1-10; 2: 1-12; 3: 1-10; 4

Published in: Brook, A.J. (1995). Closterium variabile sp. nov., (Zygnemaphyceae), a desmid new to science from Bedfordshire, England; and comments on C. sphaerosporum (West) nov. comb.. The Quekett Journal of Microscopy 37: 384-391.

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
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: New Wavendon Heath, Bedfordshire, England (Brook 1995: 384).

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References
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Brook, A.J. (1995). Closterium variabile sp. nov., (Zygnemaphyceae), a desmid new to science from Bedfordshire, England; and comments on C. sphaerosporum (West) nov. comb.. The Quekett Journal of Microscopy 37: 384-391.
Coesel, P.F.M. (1993). Poor physiological adaptation to alkaline culture conditions in Closterium acutum var. variabile, a planktonic desmid from eutrophic waters. European Journal of Phycology 28: 53-57, 4 figs, 1 table.

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