Cosmarium cucurbita Brébisson ex 1848
Cosmarium cucurbita Brébisson ex Ralfs 1848: 108, pl. 17: fig 7
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
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinotaenium cucurbita (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Teiling
Type locality: Britain (several records); Falaise (Brébisson); Germany (Kuetzing) (Index Nominum Algarum).
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
Teiling, E. (1954). Actinotaenium, genus Desmidiacearum resuscitatum. Botanisk Notiser 4: 376-426.
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.
Ettl, H. & Gärtner, G. (1995). Syllabus der Boden-, Luft- und Flechtenalgen. pp. i-vii, 1-721. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
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.
Masud-ul-Hasan, Zarina, A. & Shameel, M. (2010). Taxonomic study of the class Desmidophyceae Shameel from Mianwali District, Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 6(2): 89-100.
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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.