Asparagopsis delilei , nom. illeg.
Asparagopsis delilei Montagne 1841: xiv, nom. illeg.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Asparagopsis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996: 183), Dasya delilei and Asparagopsis delilei are superfluous names since the epithet taxiformis should have been retained. - (12 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Harvey, W.H. (1849). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 2]. pp. 65-124 [ends abruptly], pls XXVI-L. London: Reeve Brothers.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1996). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIB - Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. Vol. 5 pp. 1-392, 160 figs. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & the State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 08 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 May 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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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 20 June 2019.