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Zygnema tenuissimum Grunow, nom. illeg. 1868

Publication details
Zygnema tenuissimum Grunow in Rabenhorst 1868: 251, nom. illeg.

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zygnema is Zygnema cruciatum (Vaucher) C.Agardh.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Zygnema tenuissimum Hassall, 1842. - (12 Oct 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Möbius, K. (1892). Australische Süsswasseralgen. Flora (Jena) 75: 421-454, pls VII, VIII.

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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 October 2020.

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