Lychaete mirabilis (C. ) J.
Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst South Africa
Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1846: pl. IX
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1846). Caroli Ad. Agardh Icones algarum ineditae. Fasculi qui exstant duo. pp. 1-6, pls I-XX. Lundae.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Lychaete.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva mirabilis C.Agardh
Type locality: South Africa: Cape of Good Hope (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Chamisso; (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
This is a marine species.
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
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