Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1828
Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh
Bonaire, Caribbean - 26 March 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (email@example.com)
Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1828: 138
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].
Publication date: Sept-Dec 1828
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Griffithsia penicillata C.Agardh
Type locality: "Ad oras Italiae" [Italy]; (Agardh 1824: 143) Notes: Type: LD?
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 05 December 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023