Cosmarium cucurbita var. attenuatum G.S.West 1904
Cosmarium cucurbita var. attenuatum G.S.West 1904: 286, pl. 464: fig. 18
Published in: West, G.S. (1904). West Indian freshwater algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 42: 281-294, pl. 464.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinotaenium cucurbita (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Teiling
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), gourd; dolt; may be intended as the genus Cucurbita, squash, gourd, etc..
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.
Hinode, T. (1952). On some Japanese desmids (1). Hikobia 1(3-4): 145-149, pl. 1, fig. 2.
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], -933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]
Kanetsuna, Y. & Yamagishi, T. (eds) (2018). Desmids of southeast Asia. pp. -xiv, -429, VIII colour photographic pls, 44 test-figs, 94 pls. Dera Dun - 248 001 (India): Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.
Created: 09 February 2005 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 13 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.