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Closterium compactum Nordstedt

Publication details
Closterium compactum Nordstedt 1887: 163

Published in: Nordstedt, O. (1887). Algologiska småsker ... 4. Utdrag ur ett arbete öfver de af D:r. S. Berggren på Nya Sealand och i Australien samlade sötvattebsakgerna. Botaniska Notiser 1887: 153-164, no figs.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Croasdale, H.T. & Flint, E.A. (1986). Flora of New Zealand. Freshwater algae, Chlorophyta, Desmids. Vol. 1 pp. i-xii, 1-133, 27 pls. Wellington: V.R. Ward, Government Printer.

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