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Stichococcus fluitans F.Gay

Publication details
Stichococcus fluitans F.Gay 1894: pl. CLXXIV: fig. 1

Published in: Gay, F. (1893). Sur quelques algues de la flore de Montpellier. Bull. Soc. Bot. France, session extraordinaire á Montpellier 40: CLXXIII-CLXXVIII.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stichococcus is Stichococcus bacillaris Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Klebsormidium fluitans (F.Gay) Lokhorst

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), floating, swimming (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

emended description; Lokhorst (1996; 20-23, figs 69-109) fide Mikhailyuk (2015).

Type information
Neotype locality: Lake Westeinderplassen near Rijsenhout, The Netherlands (Lokhorst 1996: 20). Neotype: G.M. Lokhorst; 17 November 1992; sheet piling, lake. L (Lokhorst 1996: 20). Notes: Epitype: Strain SAG 9.96 designated by Mikhailyuk et al. (2015: 764) to support the neotype specified above and proposed here as the authentic strain of K. fluitans; it is cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen in the SAG. They note that strain SAG 9.96 was isolated by Lokhorst from the neotype locality (original number Kl 22). Type locality: France: Herault (Lez R.; Montpelier Botanical Garden); collector: Huber (INA).

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Source of current name
Lokhorst, G.M. (1996). Comparative taxonomic studies on the genus Klebsormidium (Charophyceae) in Europe. Cryptogamic Studies Volume 5. pp. 1-132. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.

Key references
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.

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