Colpomenia peregrina (Sauvageau) Hamel, nom. illeg. 1937

Publication Details
Colpomenia peregrina (Sauvageau) Hamel, nom. illeg. 1937: 201

Published in: Hamel, G. (1937). Phéophycées de France. Fasc. III. pp. 177-240, figs 40-46. Paris.

Type Species
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 peregrina Sauvageau.

Colpomenia sinuosa var. peregrina Sauvageau

Type Information
Syntype localities: Various in the European Atlantic; (Sauvageau 1927: 321) Lectotype: PC; (Yoshida 1998: 305) Notes: Morhiban, France has been selected as the lectotype locality (Yoshida 1998: 305). Type from Brittany, France; in Herb, Sauvageau, PC (Womersley 1987: 298).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), foreign; wandering, travelling about; exotic strange (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 January 2020

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