Holotype species: Capea biruncinata (Bory) Montagne
Currently accepted name for the type species: Ecklonia biruncinata (Bory) Papenfuss
Original publication and holotype designation: Webb, P.B. & Berthelot, S. (1840). Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. 3. Vol. 2 pp. 1-208..
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Ecklonia.
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 June 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2019.