Okellya curvata ( ) Leliaert &
Okellya curvata (Printz) Leliaert & Rueness in Leliaert et al. 2009: 494, figs 1-11
Published in: Leliaert, F., Rueness, J, Boedeker, C., Maggs, C.A., Cocquyt, E., Verbruggen, H. & De Clerck, O. (2009). Systematics of the marine microfilamentous green algae Uronema curvatum and Urospora microscopica (Chlorophyta). European Journal of Phycology 44(4): 487-496.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Okellya.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Uronema curvatum Printz
Type locality: Trondhjemsfjord, Norway. In Cruoriella dubyi. (Printz 1926: 233).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), curved (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Gabrielson, P.W., Lindstrom, S.C. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2012). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Southeast Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Phycological Contribution No. 8. pp. [i]-iv, 1-192. Hillsborough, North Carolina: PhycoID.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
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