Hormidium crenulatum Kützing
Klebsormidium crenulatum (Kützing) Lokhorst Slei Gill, Swaledale, Yorkshire, UK.
Hormidium crenulatum Kützing 1845: 193
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hormidiopsis crenulata (Kützing) Heering
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crenulate, having small rounded teeth (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a terrestrial species.
Emended description: Lokhorst (1966: 30-34, figs 181-219) fide Mikhailyuk (2015).
Type locality: Italy: Padova (damp walls in hot houses) (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: G. Meneghini; L sheet 939.67-834 (Lokhorst 1996: 30). Notes: Lectotype: annotated as "1/280"', Hormidium crenulatum, Patavii". On wet and warm wall of a bath house, Padua (Mikhailyuk et al., 2015: 762). Epitype: strain SAG 37.86 designated by Mikhailyuk et al. (2015: 762) to support the lectotype and the authentic strain of K. crenulatum. It is cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen in the SAG.It was isolated by H. Trenkwalder (original no. T 93) from a soil from Brixen, South Tyrol, Italy and was previously identified as Ulothrix tenuissima.
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
Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.
Lokhorst, G.M. & Star, W. (1985). Ultrastructure of mitosis and cytokinesis in Klebsormidium mucosum nov. comb., formerly Ulothrix verrucosa (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 21: 466-476, 19 figs.
Lokhorst, G.M. (1996). Comparative taxonomic studies on the genus Klebsormidium (Charophyceae) in Europe. Cryptogamic Studies Volume 5. pp. 1-132. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer.
Mikhailyuk, T., Glaser, K., Holzinger, A. & Karsten, U. (2015). Biodiversity of Klebsormidium (Streptophyta) from alpine biological soil crusts (Alps, Tyrol, Austria, and Italy). Journal of Phycology 51(4): 750-767.
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