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Closterium acerosum var. angustius E.O.Hughes

Publication details
Closterium acerosum var. angustius E.O.Hughes 1950: 29, pl. I [1]: fig. 4

Published in: Hughes, E.O. (1950). Fresh-water algae of the Maritime Provinces. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science 22(2): 1-63, 4 pls [I-IV].

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), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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