Closterium crenulatum , nom. inval.
Pleurotaenium crenulatum (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) Rabenhorst Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
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Closterium crenulatum Ehrenberg 1843: 411, pl. IV: fig. I 29, nom. inval.
Published in: Ehrenberg, C.G. (1843). Verbreitung und Einfluss des mikroskopischen Lebens in Süd-und Nord-Amerika. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1841: 291-466, pls 1-4.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pleurotaenium crenulatum (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) Rabenhorst
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting date for desmids (1848). - (30 Sep 2010) - 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.
Source of current name
Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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 16 September 2019.