Bryopsis clavaeformis J. 1887
Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley Map Reef, Western Australia
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Bryopsis clavaeformis J.Agardh 1887: 20
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pedobesia clavaeformis (J.Agardh) MacRaild & Womersley
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), club-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Epithet should perhaps be "claviformis" in accordance with Art. 60.10 (but see Rec. 60 G). - (17 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Western Port, Victoria, Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 811). Holotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 14897 (Womersley 1984: 292).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
MacRaild, G.N. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1974). The morphology and reproduction of Derbesia clavaeformis (J. Agardh) DeToni (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 13: 83-93, 15 figs, 1 table.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2020.