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Closterium parvulum var. tortum (B.M.Griffiths) Skuja

Publication details
Closterium parvulum var. tortum (B.M.Griffiths) Skuja 1948: 154

Published in: Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium tortum B.M.Griffiths

Basionym
Closterium tortum B.M.Griffiths

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Day et al. (1995: 83) record this name as a currently accepted name.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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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