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Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch, nom. inval.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Phylum Charophyta
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Closteriaceae
Genus Stauroceras
Species subulatum
Genus Closterium

Pictures

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Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire,UK. 20 Feb 2013. © C.F.Carter (chris.Carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 28 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch
Kingston, Washington, USA; roadside pond, 400x, DIC. 14 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Euglena acus (O.F.Müller) Ehrenberg Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch 1816: 67, nom. inval.

Published in: Nitzsch (1816). Beitrag zur Infusorien-Kunde oder Naturbeschreibung der Zerkarien und Bazillarien. Neu Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle, Dritter Band, Heft I : 1-128.

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 Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian

Basionym
Vibrio acus O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Copenhagen (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.

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

Taxonomic notes
Invalid, pre-starting-date name, if a desmid; taxonomic status doubtful, see detailed comments on possible synonyms in Kouwets (1999: 12). - (13 Mar 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2019.

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