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Vertebrata foetidissima (Cocks ex Bornet) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Publication details
Vertebrata foetidissima (Cocks ex Bornet) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia et al. 2017: 4 (table 2)

Published in: Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Vertebrata is Vertebrata fastigiata S.F.Gray.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet

Type information
Lectotype locality: Plymouth, Cornwall, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 336). Lectotype: Cocks; undated (?1855); PC ‘Algarum Fasciculi’, no. 29. Probable Syntypes distributed as this exsiccatum (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 337). Notes: Lectotype: PC 0146017; Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth, Cornwall (Diaz-Tapia et al., 2013).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very foul-smelling.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet 1892

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet)
English: Pungent Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.

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