Carpomitra luxurians W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication Details
Carpomitra luxurians W.R.Taylor 1945: 104, pl. 3: figs 9-16; pl. 16; pl. 17: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Carpomitra is Carpomitra cabrerae (Clemente) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpomitra costata (Stackhouse) Batters.

Type Information
Type locality: Black Beach Anchorage, Isla Santa Maria, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador; (Taylor 1945: 104-105) Holotype: W.R. Taylor, No. 34-285; 19 JAn. 1934; Hancock Foundation; (Taylor 1945: 104-105) Notes: Type dredged in abundance from 27 metres’ depth at sta. 167, no. 34-285. Ibid., dredged off Black Beach Anchorage, I. Santa María, no. 34-249, 19 Jan 1934.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 October 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 August 2022

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