Cosmarium rostafinskii Gutwiński
Reference: Gutwiński 1890
Synonym: Cosmarium speciosum var. rostafinskii (Gutwinski) West & G.S.West
Compare with: Cosmarium benedictum; Cosmarium basiornatum (Grönblad) Coesel
Remarks: A figure and a slightly emended diagnosis can be found in Gutwiński 1892.
Gutwiński found Cosmarium rostafinskii in a gypsum funnel on a church in the west of present Ukraine. The specimens depicted below originate from rain puddles.
Relevant literature: van Geest & Coesel 2019.
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