Closterium tumidum var. sphaerosporum G.S.West
Closterium tumidum var. sphaerosporum G.S.West 1911: 84, fig. 1
Published in: West, G.S. (1911). Algological notes II-IV. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 49: 83-89.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Earlswood, Warwickshire, England (Brook & Williamson 2010: 243). Lectotype: pl. 110: fig. 1; pl. 110: fig. 2 (Brook & Williamson 2010) (epitype) (Brook & Williamson 2010: 243).
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.
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.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.