Verrucaria rubra 1826
Hildenbrandia rubra (Sommerfelt) Meneghini Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Verrucaria rubra Sommerfelt 1826: 140
Published in: Sommerfelt, C. (1826). Supplementum Florae lapponicae quam edidit Dr. Georgius Wahlenberg auctore. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-xii, -331, [332, err.], 3 pls. Christianiae [Oslo]: typis Borgianis et Gröndahlianis.
Publication date: March 1826
The type species (holotype) of the genus Verrucaria is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hildenbrandia rubra (Sommerfelt) Meneghini
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), red (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hab. in lapidibus a fluxu maris inundatis ad litora Nordlandiae frequenter [Nordland, Norway] (Sommerfelt 1826: 140). Lectotype: O (Irvine & Pueschel 1994: 240). Notes: According to Irvine & Pueschel (1994: the lectotype: is from Norway (Saltdal). Sherwood & Sheath (2003: 411) give the following data: Holotype: Yaltdalen. Sommerfelt (vii. 1822); in O (no number given).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Meneghini, G. (1841). [Algologia Dalmatica]. In: Sezione di botanica, e fisiologia vegetabile. Adunanza del dì 16 Settembre 1841. In: Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani, tenuta in Firenze nel Settembre del 1841. (Savi, P. Eds), pp. 417-436. Firenze: Galileiana.
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 January 2021.