Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh 1863
Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh
Eglinton Rocks, near Yanchep, Western Australia.John Huisman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Vidalia spiralis (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux ex J.Agardh 1863: 1126
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Vidalia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Probably Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 533) Notes: Type from “Nouv. Holl.”; not located in Herb. Lamouroux, CN (Womersley, 2003: 399).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
A common species in shallow but shaded situations to deep water (Womersley 2003: 399).
Created: 10 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2023