Gastridium ovale Lyngbye 1819: 72, pl. 18: fig. B
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gastridium is Gastridium kaliforme (Goodenough & Woodward) Lyngbye.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Derbesia marina (Lyngbye) Solier
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Hab. ad infimum refluxus limitem littoris Faroeneis, ut ad Qvivig, Hövig, etc. [various in Faroe Islands] (Lyngbye 1819: 72).
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.
Created: 11 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 February 2020.