Closterium acutum Brébisson 1848
Closterium acutum Brébisson
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, PC - 30 April 2011. Karl Bruun
Closterium acutum Brébisson 1848: 177, pl. XXX : figs 5a, 5b, 5d, 5f; pl. XXXV: fig. 5
Published in: Ralfs, J. (1848). The British Desmidieae The drawings by Edward Jenner, A.L.S. pp. [i]-xxii, [i], -226, 35 pls. London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve, King William Street, Strand.
Publication date: 1 Jan 1848
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 locality: Britain (several records); Germany (Kuetzing); Falaise (Brébisson); (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), acute, pointed; i.e. narrowing gradually and making an angle of less than 90° (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 03 September 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 September 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023