Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux 1809

Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux
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Publication Details
Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux 1809: 333

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1809). Observations sur la physiologie des algues marines, et description de cinq nouveaux genres de cette famille. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomathique de Paris 1: 330-333, fig. 2, pl. 6.

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Publication date: May 2009

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Hab. in Antillis [Antilles, West Indies]; (Lamouroux 1809: 333)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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