Nullipora tuberosa Michelin
Nullipora tuberosa Michelin 1840: 79
Published in: Michelin, J.L.H. (1840-1847). Iconographie Zoophytologique. pp. xii + 348, 79 plates. Paris: P. Bertraud.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a fossil species seemingly without extant populations.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tuberous.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Asti-Piémont, Italy (Woelkerling 1998: 386). Holotype: possibly collected by Michelin; date not indicated; PC Michelin 216 General Herbarium box collection (fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym), includes one unnumbered slide (Woelkerling 1998: 386).
Woelkerling, W.J. (1998). Type collections of non-geniculate corallines housed at the Laboratoire de Cryptogamie (PC). In: Non-geniculate coralline red algae and the Paris Muséum: systematics and scientific history. (Woelkerling, W.J. Eds), pp. 279-404. Paris: Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle / ADAC.
Created: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 December 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.