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Closterium tumidum var. sphaerosporum G.S.West

Publication details
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.

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 A (Latin), swollen (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
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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