Penium curtum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Kützing 1849

Publication Details
Penium curtum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Kützing 1849: 97, pl. X: figs 21, 22

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Penium is Penium margaritaceum Brébisson.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinotaenium curtum (Brébisson ex Ralfs) Teiling ex Růžička & Pouzar.

Closterium curtum L.A.Brébisson ex Kützing

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 November 2009

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David John in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 November 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 October 2022

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