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Closterium dilatatum West & G.S.West

Publication details
Closterium dilatatum West & G.S.West 1896: 237, pl. 13: figs. 20-22

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1896). On some North America Desmidieae. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, series 2, Botany 5: 229-274, pls 12-18.
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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 costatum var. dilatatum (West & G.S.West) Willi Krieger

Origin of species name
(Latin), broadened, expanded, spread out, or widened.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Not Closterium dilatatum Kützing, 1845, devalidated name, and thus not illegitimate. - (20 Dec 2016) - 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
Krieger, W. (1935). Die Desmidiaceen Europas mit Berücksichtigung der aussereuropäischen Arten. Band 13. Abteilung 1, Teil 1, Lieferung 2 of Dr. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. pp. 225-375, pls 9-36. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgeselschaft M.B.H..

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2019.

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