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Closterium cuspidatum Bailey

Publication details
Closterium cuspidatum Bailey in Ralfs 1848: 219, pl. XXXV [35]: fig. 11

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, pls I-XXXV. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve.
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Publication date: 1 Jan 1848

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 Spinoclosterium cuspidatum (Bailey) M.Hirano

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: "Worden's Pond, Rhode Island, Bailey" [U.S.A.] (Ralfs 1848: 219).

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Source of current name
Hirano, M. (1949). Some new or noteworthy desmids from Japan. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanicanica 14: 1-4.

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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 19 September 2019.

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