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Closterium costatum var. dilatatum (West & G.S.West) Willi Krieger

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Closterium costatum var. dilatatum (West & G.S.West) Willi Krieger 1935: 359

Published in: Krieger, W. (1935). Die Desmidiaceen Europas mit Berücksichtigung der aussereuropäischen Arten. Band 13. Abteilung 1, Teil 1, Lieferung 2 of Dr. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. pp. 225-375, pls 9-36. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgeselschaft M.B.H..
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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.

Basionym
Closterium dilatatum West & G.S.West

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Closterium dilatatum West & G.S.West 1896

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Prescott, G.W., Croasdale, H.T. & Vinyard, W.C. (1975). A synopsis of North American desmids. Part II. Desmidiaceae: Placodermae. Sect. 1. pp. 1-275, 57 pls. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

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