Ulothrix subtilissima Rabenhorst 1857: no. 656
Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1857). Die Algen Sachsens. Vol. Decades 57/58 pp. 561-580. Leipzig.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Klebsormidium subtile (Kützing) Mikhailyuk, Glaser, Holzinger & Karsten
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), most slender, very delicate, or precise.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: bei Georgswalde in Böhmen: Pfarrer Karl (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Rabenhorst, Die Algen Sachsens; NY no. 656 Notes: Georgswald, Bohemia; Dresden (INA).
Source of current name
Mikhailyuk, T., Glaser, K., Holzinger, A. & Karsten, U. (2015). Biodiversity of Klebsormidium (Streptophyta) from alpine biological soil crusts (Alps, Tyrol, Austria, and Italy). Journal of Phycology 51(4): 750-767.
Phillipson, J. (1935). Some algae of Victorian soils. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Series 47: 262-287, 33 figs.
Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.
Silva, P.C., Mattox, K.R. & Blackwell, W.H., Jr (1972). The generic name Hormidium as applied to green algae. Taxon 21: 639-645.
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