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Closterium punctatum Skuja, nom. illeg. 1928

Publication details
Closterium punctatum Skuja 1928: 135; pl. II, fig. 13-16, nom. illeg.

Published in: Skuja, H. (1928). Vorarbeiten zur einer Algenflora von Lettland. IV. Acta Horti Botanici Universitatis Latviensis 3(2/3): 103-218, 4 pls.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Closterium idiosporum var. punctatum W.Krieger

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Illegitimate: not Closterium punctatum R.Gisti 1926 - (6 Mar 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Latvia: Kurzeme: Slitere

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Closterium punctatum Skuja)
Europe: Latvia (Skuja 1928), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014).

Key references
Caraus, I. (2002). The algae of Romania. Studii si Cercetari, Universitatea Bacau, Biologie 7: 1-694.

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Alex Kenins in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2020.

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