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Closterium acerosum var. elongatum West, nom. illeg.

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), needle-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Closterium acerosum var. elongatum Brébisson, 1856. - (25 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
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 17 September 2019.

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