Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing 1862

Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor

Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvorcross-section and surface view, North of Galicia, Spain, 2016Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing 1862: 21, pl. 69, figs a-d

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1862). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XII pp. i-iv, 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormoceras is Hormoceras diaphanum (Lightfoot) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.M.McIvor.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 June 2010

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