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Colpomenia tuberculata D.A.Saunders 1898

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae
Genus Colpomenia


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Colpomenia tuberculata D.A.Saunders
Point Loma, Cabrillo National Monument, Calfornia. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Colpomenia tuberculata D.A.Saunders
Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018. Benjamin Pister. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.


Navicula mutica f. intermedia (Hustedt) Hustedt

Colpomenia tuberculata D.A.Saunders Cabrillo National Monument, Point Loma, California, USA
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Colpomenia tuberculata D.A.Saunders 1898: 164, pl. XXXII: figs 1-3

Published in: Saunders, De A. (1898). Phycological memoirs. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Series 3, Botany 1: 147-168, pls XII-XXXII.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Colpomenia sinuosa f. tuberculata (D.A.Saunders) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Colpomenia sinuosa f. expansissima Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: near San Pedro, California, USA (Silva & al. 1996: 629).

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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