Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin 1831

Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing

Current name: Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing
Gastroclonium reflexum, lower intertidal, North of Spain, 1995, Ignacio Bárbara" Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Lomentaria reflexa Chauvin 1831: fasc. 6, no. 143

Published in: Chauvin, J.F. (1831). Algues de la Normandie...Fasc. 6, nos 126-150. . Caen.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: France (Port-en-Bessin); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Lectotype: CN (herb. Lenormand); (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 84) Notes: various in Calvados, France (Silva et al. 1996: 350).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reflexed, bent sharply backwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2024

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