Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans & N.L.Gardner 1903
Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903: 242, pl. 18: figs 13-15
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colpomenia bullosa (D.A.Saunders) Yamada
Type locality: Isla Partida, Gulf of California (Lee et al. 2013: 21). Notes: Isla Partida, Gulf of California, Johnston, no 58, July (Setchell & Gardner,1924: 726). [Type locality of Scytosiphon bullosus is Palm Grove, California.]
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nom. nov. (Setchell & Gardner 1903: 242). [= Scytosiphon bullosus 1898]. - (17 Apr 2013) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
Japanese: Watamo (Tokida 1954).
Source of current name
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.
Parsons, M.J. (1982). Colpomenia (Endlicher) Derbès et Solier (Phaeophyta) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 20: 289-301, 15 figs.
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 April 2013 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 June 2021.