Hormospora elegans ( ) J.E.Gray
Hormospora elegans (Chauvin) J.E.Gray 1864: 116
Published in: Gray, J.E. (1864). Handbook of British water-weeds or algae. The Diatomaceae by W. Carruthers. pp. i-iv, 1-123. London: R. Hardwicke, Picadilly.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew
Bangia elegans Chauvin
Type locality: Arromanches-les-baines, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 87).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Drew, K.M. (1956). Conferva ceramicola Lyngbye. Botanisk Tidsskrift 53: 67-74, 2 figs.
Created: 05 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 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 23 August 2019.