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Chlorhormidium fluitans (F.Gay) Starmach

Publication details
Chlorhormidium fluitans (F.Gay) Starmach 1972: 64

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chlorhormidium is .

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

Basionym
Stichococcus fluitans F.Gay

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).

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a Freshwater/Terrestrial species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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
John, D.M. (2002). Orders Chaetophorales, Klebshormidiales, Microsporales, Ulotrichales. In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 433-468. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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