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Colpomenia (Endlicher) Derbès & Solier, 1851

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae

Holotype species: Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier

Original publication and holotype designation: Castagne, L. (1851). Supplément au catalogue des plantes qui croissent naturellement aux environs de Marseille. pp. [1]-125, pls VIII-XI. Aix: Imprimerie de Nicot & Pardigon, sur le Cours.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. 484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.

Nomenclatural notes
Monotypic when described. - (29 Mar 2020) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 17 species names in the database at present, as well as 7 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 10 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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Verified by: 29 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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