Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs 1848

Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs

Current name: Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs
Showing striations. Dalmellington Moss SSSI, Ayrshire, UK - 10 April 2009. C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication Details
Closterium costatum Corda ex Ralfs 1848: 170, pl. XXIX [29]: fig. 1

Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], [1]-226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.

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Publication date: 1 Jan 1848

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Closterium is Closterium lunula Ehrenberg & Hemprich ex Ralfs.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Various in Britain, Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary) and Prague, Czech Republic; Falaise, Normandy, France;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), ribbed, having one or more primary veins or ridges (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 August 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 August 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2024

 
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