Closterium acerosum var. elongatum West, nom. illeg.
Closterium acerosum var. elongatum West 1889: 17, nom. illeg.
Published in: West, W. (1889). List of desmids from Massachusetts, U.S.A. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society of London 5: 16-21, pls II, III.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Closterium acerosum var. elongatum Brébisson, 1856. - (25 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 07 December 2019.