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Closterium crenulatum Ehrenberg, nom. inval.

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

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Closterium crenulatum Ehrenberg
Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 17 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com.

Closterium crenulatum Ehrenberg
Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK.. 06 Feb 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Closterium crenulatum Ehrenberg
Apical views at different focus points. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 May 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Sargassum boveanum var. somalense De Toni

Pleurotaenium crenulatum (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) Rabenhorst Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
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.

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 Pleurotaenium crenulatum (Ehrenberg ex Ralfs) Rabenhorst

Basionym
Docidium crenulatum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting date for desmids (1848). - (30 Sep 2010) - 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.

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.

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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.

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