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Closterium griffithii Berkeley

Publication details
Closterium griffithii Berkeley 1854: 247, pl. 24; fig. 14

Published in: Berekeley, M.J. (1854). Description of a new species of Closterium (Closterium Griffithii). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13(76): 256.

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 Monoraphidium griffithii (Berkeley) Komárková-Legnerová

Eponomy
Named for J.W. Griffith, the collector.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Komárková-Legnerová, J. (1969). The systematics and ontogenesis of the genera Ankistrodesmus Corda and Monoraphidium gen. nov. In: Studies in Phycology. (Fott, B. Eds), pp. 75-144. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart'sche.

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.

West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 September 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Berekeley, M.J. (1854). Description of a new species of Closterium (Closterium Griffithii). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13(76): 256.

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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 22 September 2019.

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