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Klebsormidium fragile (Kützing) H.-P.Wagner & J.S.Zaneveld, nom. inval.

Publication details
Klebsormidium fragile (Kützing) H.-P.Wagner & J.S.Zaneveld 1988: 155, nom. inval. (as 'fragilis' )

Published in: Wagner, H.-P. & Zaneveld, J.S. (1988). The Xanthophyceae and Chlorophyceae of the western Ross Sea, Victoria Land, Antarctica and Macquarie Island collected under the direction of Prof. Dr. J. S. Zaneveld (1963-1967). Blumea 33: 141-180.

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

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

Basionym
Ulothrix fragilis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Falkland Islands (: 296).collected from a dead rabbit. BM

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulothrix flaccida var. fragilis (Kützing) Hansgirg 1888
Hormiscia flaccida var. fragilis (Kützing) Hansgirg 1888

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lyngbya fragilis J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Ulothrix fragilis Kützing 1849

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: place of publication of basionym not fully cited; intended combination of Lyngbya fragilis J.D. Hooker f. & Harvey 1845, which has been devalidated as the genus has a later starting point. - (4 Feb 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 February 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 June 2019.

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