Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing 1862
Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvorcross-section and surface view, North of Galicia, Spain, 2016Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing 1862: 21, pl. 69, figs a-d
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor.
Type locality: Ad oras britannicas prope Kilkee [Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland]; (Kützing 1862: 21) Lectotype: "Harv. in litt." [W.H. Harvey]; L; 940.265.55 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 59) Notes: Syntypes: L, BM, TCD.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 June 2010
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022