Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.
Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson 1983: 609
Published in: Parkinson, P.G. (1983). The typification and status of the name Chaetangium (Algae). Taxon 32: 605-610.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus erinaceus Turner
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 112).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), prickly or hedgehog-like.
Fucus erinaceus Turner 1807
Delesseria erinacea (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Sphaerococcus erinaceus (Turner) C.Agardh 1817
Iridaea erinacea (Turner) Bory de Saint-Vincent 1834
Chaetangium erinaceum (Turner) Papenfuss 1952
Grateloupia erinacea (Turner) C.Agardh 1981
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Chaetangium ornatum has been misapplied to this species by Areschoug (1854b: 353) (fide Papenfuss (1952: 173))
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) P.G.Parkinson)
Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986, Rull Lluch 2002, John et al. 2004), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Anderson, R.J. & Stegenga, H. (1985). A crustose tetrasporophyte in the life history of Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) Parkinson (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 24: 111-118, 16 figs.
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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 20 May 2019.