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Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae
Genus Colpomenia

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Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Habit of small delicate clump with short mostly dichotomous hollow blades.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface cells squarish to rectangular in surface view. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Internal view of small gland cell attached to inner side of subsurface cell. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of surface membrane with squarish surface cells and larger rounded subsurface cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Panama. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Chromastrum dumontiae (Rosenvinge) Papenfuss

Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor Panama
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor 1945: 85

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derb├Ęs & Solier.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Gorgona, Valle, Colombia (Taylor 1945: 85). Holotype: W.R. Taylor, 34-491A; 12 Feb. 1934; scarce on rocks in littoral pools. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 85).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2019.

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