Corallina caespitosa R.H.Walker, J.Brodie & L.M.Irvine 2009
Corallina caespitosa R.H.Walker, J.Brodie & L.M.IrvineSpiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds at low water - 22 March 2002. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Corallina caespitosa R.H.Walker, J.Brodie & L.M.Irvine 2009: 290, figs 3 a-d, 4 a, b, e, f, g
Published in: Walker, R.H., Brodie, J., Russell, S., Irvine, L.M. & Orfanidis, S. (2009). Biodiversity of coralline algae in the northeastern Atlantic including Corallina caespitosa sp. nov. (Corallinoideae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 45: 287-297.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Corallina berteroi Montagne ex Kützing.
Holotype locality: Chit Rocks, Sidmouth, Devon, UK; (Walker, Brodie, Russell, Irvine & Orfanidis 2009: 290) Holotype (fig. 3, a-b): Juliet Brodie and Lavinia Robba (JBLR8); 23 April 2005; In a shallow rock pool on exposed rocky shore; BM; BM000804549 (Walker, Brodie, Russell, Irvine & Orfanidis 2009: 290) Notes: Isotype: JBLR10 (fig. 3c), (BM) [BM000804550]
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 02 February 2010 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 09 February 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 February 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022