Nanozostera americana (Hartog) Tomlinson & Posluszny
Nanozostera americana (Hartog) Tomlinson & Posluszny 2001: 432
Published in: Tomlinson, P.B. & Posluzny, U. (2001). Generic limits in the seagrass family Zosteraceae. Taxon 50: 429-437.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Nanozostera is Nanozostera noltei (Hornemann) Tomlinson & Posluszny.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Zostera japonica Ascherson & Graebner
Zostera americana Hartog
Type locality: Long Island, Pacific County, Washington, USA (Hartog 1970: 77). Holotype: N. Hotchkiss 7525; 9 September 1957; Sof-mud bottom near the high-tide line. US (Hartog 1970: 77).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 December 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 December 2018 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 16 January 2019.