Colpomenia sinuosa f. expansissima & N.L.Gardner 1924
Colpomenia sinuosa f. expansissima Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 726
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
Publication date: "May 13, 1924"
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colpomenia tuberculata D.A.Saunders
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Francisquito Bay, Lower California (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 726). Type: Ivan M. Johnston ( No. 24); June; "Floating in large billowy masses out in the bay". CAS 1336 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 726).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Colpomenia sinuosa f. expansissima Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Setchell & Gardner 1924 ).
Source of current name
Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2021.