Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins middle intertidal, Brittany, France, 2011
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Chrysymenia orcadensis Harvey 1849: 100
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, -252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the Orkney Islands off northern Scotland (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Taylor, W.R. (1937). Notes on North Atlantic marine algae. I. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science 22: 225-233.
Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2017 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 25 April 2019.