Closterium acus (O.F.Müller) Nitzsch, nom. inval. 1816
Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian England
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lepocinclis acus (O.F.Müller) B.Marin & Melkonian
Vibrio acus O.F.Müller
Type locality: Denmark: Copenhagen (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), a needle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a freshwater species.
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. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 August 2020.