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Closterium juncidum var. brevior Roy

Publication details
Closterium juncidum var. brevior Roy 1910: 55, fig. 5 (as 'brevius' )

Published in: Auclair, F. (1910). Contribution à l'étude des Desmidiées du Massif du Mont-dore. Annales de la Station limnologique de Besse 2: 15-103, 24 figs.

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.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Name introduced by Roy (1890: 336) as ß brevior citing "forma brevior et robusta Rabenhorst" but without a description. Auclair (1910) includes the name with dimensions and an illustration and attributed it to Roy and can be regarded as validating the name. - (21 Dec 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Roy, J. (1890). Freshwater algae of the Enbridge Lakes and vicinity, Hampshire. Journal of Botany, London 28: 334-338.

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: 07 December 2005 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 21 December 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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