Millepora alga J.F.Gmelin, nom. illeg.
Millepora alga J.F.Gmelin 1791: 3789, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gmelin, J.F. (1791). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis. Tomus II. Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata. Vol. 2 pp. [i]-xl, -884. Leipzig: Georg Emanuel Beer.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Millepora is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet. - (4 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 22 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2017 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 19 August 2019.