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Closterium lunula var. giganteum (C.Bernard) Playfair, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Closterium lunula var. giganteum (C.Bernard) Playfair 1908: 605, nom. illeg.

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.

Basionym
Closterium giganteum C.Bernard

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of luna, moon (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium giganteum C.Bernard 1908

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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