Colacopsis velutina (M.T.Martin & ) R.E.Norris
Colacopsis velutina (M.T.Martin & Pocock) R.E.Norris 1988: 233
Published in: Norris, R.E. (1988). A review of Colacopsis and Melanocolax, red algal parasites on South African Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta). British Phycological Journal 23: 229-237, 12 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Three Sisters, near mouth of Riet River, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 487).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).
Melanocolax velutinus M.T.Martin & Pocock 1953
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 April 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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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 April 2019.