Tiffaniella capitata ( ) & Meñez
Tiffaniella capitata (Bornet) Doty & Meñez habit, Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
© Ignacio Barbara
Tiffaniella capitata (Bornet) Doty & Meñez 1960: 137 (as 'capitatum' )
Published in: Doty, M.S. & Meñez, E.G. (1960). Tiffaniella, a new genus in the Ceramiales. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 79: 135-144, 14 figs.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tiffaniella is Tiffaniella saccorhiza (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Doty & Meñez.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Spermothamnion capitatum Bornet
Type locality: Tanger [Tangier, Morocco] (Bornet 1892: 323). Notes: Alg. Schousb. No. 220.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
Spermothamnion capitatum Bornet 1892
Record in South & Tittley (1986) is questioned by Neto (1994).
sand-covered rocky habitats, at shadow sites with high sedimentation such as harbours (Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara, 2014). - (26 Jun 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Diaz-Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2014). Seaweeds from sand-covered rocks of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Part 2. Palmariales, Ceramiales (excluding Rhodomelaceae), Gelidiales, Gigartinales, Plocamiales, Rhodymeniales and Scytothamniales. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 157-199.
Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 February 2017 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 20 March 2019.