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Pulvinus veneticus J.A.West, G.C.Zuccarello & J.L.Scott, nom. illeg. 2007

Publication details
Pulvinus veneticus J.A.West, G.C.Zuccarello & J.L.Scott in West & al. 2007: 240-244, figs 2-17, nom. illeg. (as 'Pulvinus veneticus' )

Published in: West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Scott, J.L., West, K.A. & Loiseaux de Goer, S. (2007). Pulvinus veneticus gen. et sp. nov. (Compsopogonales, Rhodophyta) from Vanuatu. Phycologia 46(3): 237-246.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pulvinus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pulvinaster venetus J.A.West, G.C.Zuccarello & J.L.Scott

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Corrigendum in Phycologia, Vol. 46 (4); 478: Pulvinaster venetus J.A . West, G.C. Zuccarello et J.L. Scott gen. et sp. nov.. Because the term "pulvinus" is a Latin technical term in use in morphology, it may not be used as a generic name. The correct Latin adjective for the intended "sea coloured, venetian blue" is "venetus. - (19 Nov 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a Marine/Freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Near bridge across Eton River Efate, Vanuatu (West & al. 2007: 238). Holotype: 2005; Epiphytic on Caloglossa vieillardii growing on log in river. NSW 732559 (West & al. 2007: 240, 238). Notes: Type culture: CCAP 1386/1. Also cryopreserved culture. GenBank.

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Source of current name
West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Scott, J.L., West, K.A. & Loiseaux de Goer, S. (2007). Correction to paper by West et al., Phycologia 46(3): 237-246. Phycologia 46(4): 478.

Created: 21 June 2007 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 07 December 2007 by Wendy Guiry

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West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Scott, J.L., West, K.A. & Loiseaux de Goer, S. (2007). Pulvinus veneticus gen. et sp. nov. (Compsopogonales, Rhodophyta) from Vanuatu. Phycologia 46(3): 237-246.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2020.

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