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Ophiocytium capitatum f. typicum Heering, nom. inval.

Publication details
Ophiocytium capitatum f. typicum Heering 1906: 122, nom. inval.

Published in: Heering, W. (1906). Die Süsswasseralgen Schleswig-Holsteins und der angrenzenden Gebiete der Freien und Hansestädte Hamburg und Lübeck und des Fürstentums Lübeck, mit Berücksichtigung zahlreicher im Gebiete bisher nicht beobachteten Gattungen und Arten. I. Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für allgemeine Botanik in Hamburg 3. Beiheft zum Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 23: 65-150, 45 text-figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ophiocytium is Ophiocytium apiculatum Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ophiocytium capitatum Wolle

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: nominal forma requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)." - (8 Aug 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Created: 08 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.

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