Cryptonemia lactuca J.
Cryptonemia lactuca J.Agardh 1842: 100
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Cryptonemia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptonemia lomation (Bertoloni) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Supposed basionym Sphaerococcus lactuca C.Agardh, 1822, is illegitimate; can be treated as a new name (Art. 58.1). - (28 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 November 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 February 2016 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 18 June 2019.