Nullipora lichenoides Duchassaing, nom. illeg.
Nullipora lichenoides Duchassaing 1850: 32, nom. illeg.
Published in: Duchassaing, P. (1850). Animaux radiaires des Antilles. pp. 1-33, 2 pls. Paris: Typographie Plon Frères, rue de Vaugirard, 36.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), like a lichen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nomen subnudum: "Espèce très-distincte du Byssoïdes". - (10 Dec 2014) - M.D. Guiry
Illegitimate according to Wynne (2014: 102) "The Duchassaing name is a later homonym of Nullipora lichenoides (J. Ellis & Solander) Templeton (1836), which was based on Millepora lichenoides J. Ellis & Solander (1786)." Duchassaing (1850: 32) cited previous descriptions "Sol. Ellis, t. 23, f. 10-12. - Lam. x. Exp. meth., t. 23, f. 10-12." and it is thus difficult to establish whether or not he intended a new name. - (10 Dec 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The discovery of Antillean algal taxa described by Duchassaing in 1850. Feddes Repertorium 124: 101-104.
Created: 10 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.