Epymenia wilsonis Sonder 1855

Publication Details
Epymenia wilsonis Sonder 1855: 516

Published in: Sonder [O.G.] (1855 '1854'). [Plantae Muellerianae] Algae annis 1852 et 1853 collectae. Linnaea 26: 506-528.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Epymenia is Epymenia obtusa (Greville) K├╝tzing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia wilsonis (Sonder) G.W.Saunders.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Wilsons Prom., Victoria; (Womersley 1996: 82) Lectotype: MEL; 674904 (Womersley 1996: 82)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), of Wilson; "Wilson" is treated as a third-decelension noun, the genitive case of which is "wilsonis".

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 March 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 March 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2024

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