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Klebsormidium elegans Lokhorst

Publication details
Klebsormidium elegans Lokhorst 1996: 28, figs 149-180

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

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Klebsormidium is Klebsormidium flaccidum (K├╝tzing) P.C.Silva, K.R.Mattox & W.H.Blackwell.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Klebsormidium bilatum Lokhorst 1996

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: near Staverden, The Netherlands (Lokhorst 1996: 28). Type: G.M. Lokhorst; 24 November 1992; algal coat luxuriantly growing on bark on the foot of an oak tree. L (Hulburt 1956: 28). Notes: Epitype: strain SAG 7.96 designated by Mikhailyuk et al. (2015: 764) to support the type specified above; it is proposed as the authentic strain of K. elegans and is cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen in the SAG. Strain SAG 7-96 was isolated by Lokhorst from the type locality(original number KL 24).

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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.

Novis, P.M. (2006). Taxonomy of Klebsormidium (Klebsormidiales, Charophyceae) in New Zealand streams and the significance of low-PH habitats. Phycologia 45: 293-301.

Sluiman, H.J., Guihal, C. & Mudimu, O. (2008). Assessing phylogenetic affinities and species delimitations in Klebsormidiales (Streptophyta): nuclear-encoded rDNA phylogenies and ITS secondary structure models in Klebsormidium, Hormidiella, and Entransia. Journal of Phycology 44(1): 183-195.

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