Klebsormidium fragile (Kützing) H.-P.Wagner & J.S.Zaneveld, nom. inval.
Klebsormidium fragile (Kützing) H.-P.Wagner & J.S.Zaneveld 1988: 155, nom. inval. (as 'fragilis' )
Published in: Wagner, H.-P. & Zaneveld, J.S. (1988). The Xanthophyceae and Chlorophyceae of the western Ross Sea, Victoria Land, Antarctica and Macquarie Island collected under the direction of Prof. Dr. J. S. Zaneveld (1963-1967). Blumea 33: 141-180.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Klebsormidium is Klebsormidium flaccidum (Kützing) P.C.Silva, K.R.Mattox & W.H.Blackwell.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ulothrix fragilis Kützing
Type locality: Falkland Islands (: 296).collected from a dead rabbit. BM
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).
Ulothrix flaccida var. fragilis (Kützing) Hansgirg 1888
Hormiscia flaccida var. fragilis (Kützing) Hansgirg 1888
Invalid: place of publication of basionym not fully cited; intended combination of Lyngbya fragilis J.D. Hooker f. & Harvey 1845, which has been devalidated as the genus has a later starting point. - (4 Feb 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a terrestrial species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2020.