Womersleyella setacea (Hollenberg) R.E.Norris 1992

Publication Details
Womersleyella setacea (Hollenberg) R.E.Norris 1992: 70

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1992). Ceramiales (Rhodophyceae) genera new to South Africa, including new species of Womersleyella and Herposiphonia. South African Journal of Botany 58: 65-76, 32 figs.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Womersleyella is Womersleyella pacifica Hollenberg.

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

Polysiphonia setacea Hollenberg

Type Information
Type locality: near Koko Head, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands; (Hollenberg 1968: 85) Holotype: E. Choy (Doty 14696); 14.xi.1954; US?; Notes: Type locality: USA: Hawaii: near Koko Head, Oahu, high tide pool Collector: E. Choy (Doty 14696) (14.xi.1954)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), bristle-like, setaceous (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

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