Penicillus capitatus Lamarck 1813
Penicillus capitatus LamarckLower reef slope, inter-reefal, 22m, east Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef - 20 January 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com)
Penicillus capitatus Lamarck 1813: 299
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Penicillus.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Asia (Corallina Penicillus Linnaeus; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 22 June 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 June 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 February 2023