Pocockiella variegata (J.V.Lamouroux) Papenfuss 1943
Lobophora variegata (J.V.Lamouroux) Womersley ex E.C.Oliveira
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deepPalau International Coral Reef Center
Pocockiella variegata (J.V.Lamouroux) Papenfuss 1943: 467, figs 1-15
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1943). Notes on algal nomenclature. II. Gymnosorus J. Agardh. American Journal of Botany 30: 463-468, 14 figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pocockiella.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lobophora variegata (J.V.Lamouroux) Womersley ex E.C.Oliveira.
Dictyota variegata J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: Antilles, West Indies; (Silva & al. 1996: 598) Type: CN; (Yoshida 1998: 223) Notes: De Clerck (2003: 186) notes that lectotypification was established by Womersley (1967: 221-222) and that the type is located in CN (C7F100). According to Womersley (1987: 255), the type of Lobophora variegata 1967 was collected by Richard; he does not cite Dictyota variegata. In Womersley (1967: 221) Zonaria variegata is cited [=Z. variegata (Lamouroux) C. Agardh 1817 ?]. Epitype: [MICH], GenBank KR260367 (Schultz et al., 2015: 491).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), variegated.
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 February 2018
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 February 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 March 2023