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Closterium gigas F.Gay

Publication details
Closterium gigas F.Gay

Published in: Gay, F. (1884). Essai d'une monographie locale des conjugées. Montpellier Revue des Sciences Naturelles, série III 3(1): 187-228; 285-335.
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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 ehrenbergii Meneghini ex Ralfs

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A giant (Stearn 1973).

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

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.

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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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