Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug 1850: 2, pl. I
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1850). Phyceae extraeuropaeae exsiccatae. Vol. 1 pp. 1-30. Uppsala.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Letterstedtia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), distinguished.
Ulva insignis (Areschoug) Papenfuss 1960
This is a marine species.
Type locality: near Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 741).
Created: 30 November 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 28 January 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Pocock, M.A. (1959). Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug. Hydrobiologia 14: 1-71, 5 figs, 2 plates.
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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 17 October 2018.