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Closterium cornutum Playfair

Publication details
Closterium cornutum Playfair 1907: 166, pl. II: fig. 13

Published in: Playfair, G.J. (1907). Some new or less known desmids found in New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 32: 160-201.
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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 parvulum var. cornutum (Playfair) Willi Krieger

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horned.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 February 2017 by Alex Kenins

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Alex Kenins in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 December 2019.

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