Spyridia pellucida Harvey 1844

Publication Details
Spyridia pellucida Harvey 1844: 449

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spyridia is Spyridia filamentosa (Wulfen) Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Macrothamnion pellucidum (Harvey) Wollaston.

Type Information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania; (Harvey 1844: 449-450) Lectotype: Gunn 1305; Herb. Harvey, TCD; (Womersley 1998: 124)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 October 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 October 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 October 2022

 
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