Spyridia pellucida Harvey 1844
Spyridia pellucida Harvey 1844: 449, no fig. (as 'Spyridia? pellucida')
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrothamnion pellucidum (Harvey) Wollaston.
Type locality: "George Town V. D. L., R. Gunn, Esq., 1305: also in the Collection of 1840"; (Harvey 1844: 449-450) Lectotype (designated by Womersley 1998: 124): R. Gunn 1305; TCD; herb. Harvey (Womersley 1998: 124) Notes: "Type. TCD, Herb. Harvey (Gunn No. I305)" (Wollaston 1968:329).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 20 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 28 February 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023