Schmitzia hiscockiana Maggs & Guiry 1985

Schmitzia hiscockiana Maggs & Guiry

Current name: Schmitzia hiscockiana Maggs & Guiry - 19 June 1982. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Schmitzia hiscockiana Maggs & Guiry 1985: 299, figs 2-24

Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Guiry, M.D. (1985). Life history and reproduction of Schmitzia hiscockiana sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales) from the British Isles. Phycologia 24: 297-310.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Schmitzia is Schmitzia neapolitana (Berthold) P.C.Silva.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Bardsey Island, Wales.; Holotype: C.A. Maggs & C. Lumb; 19 August 1983; on pebbles at 13 m; GALW; (Maggs & Guiry 1985: 299) Notes: Isotypes in BEL, BM, MEL. UBC, US.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 June 2024

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