Espera mediterranea Decaisne 1842: 99
Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Espera.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Penicillus capitatus Lamarck
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Created: 22 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 October 2011 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.