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Hormospora elegans (Chauvin) J.E.Gray

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hormospora is Hormospora ovoïdea Brébisson.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew

Basionym
Bangia elegans Chauvin

Type information
Type locality: Arromanches-les-baines, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 87).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Drew, K.M. (1956). Conferva ceramicola Lyngbye. Botanisk Tidsskrift 53: 67-74, 2 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 23 August 2019.

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