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Closterium cynthia var. minutum Kanetsuna 2004

Publication details
Closterium cynthia var. minutum Kanetsuna 2004: 160-167, figs 2, 47

Published in: Kanetsuna, Y. (2004). New and interesting desmids (Zygnematales, Chlorophyceae) collected from Brazil and Argentina. Phycological Research 52: 160-167.
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Publication date: June 2004

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.

Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), Ancient Greek epithet of the moon goddess Artemis.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

This variety is smaller than the type, approximately six times longer than it is broad, strongly curved, with curvature approximately 150°-153° of an arc, with truncate apices; cell wall is striated, approximately five striae per 10 µm. Cell length approximately 50 µm, width approximately 8 µm.

Type information
A small pond in the suburb or Brazilia, Brazil (Kanetsuna 2004: 161). Holotype: (Kanetsuna 2004: 161).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2020.

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