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Closterium calosporum f. maius West & G.S.West

Publication details
Closterium calosporum f. maius West & G.S.West 1896: 152, pl. III [3]: figs 25-26

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1896). On some new and interesting freshwater algae. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 16: 149-165, 2 pls.
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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 Closterium calosporum var. maius (West & G.S.West) Willi Krieger

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.

Wei Yinxin [Wei, Y.X.] (2003). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis, Tomus VII. Chlorophyta Zygnematales Mesotaeniaceae Demidiales Desmidiaceae Sectio I. pp. 1-267, pls I-LII [1-52]. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

West, W. & West, G.S. (1904). A monograph of the British Desmidiaceae. I. pp. [i]-xxxvi, [1]-224, pl. 1-32. London: The Ray Society.

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