Acrosiphonia mertensii 1916
Acrosiphonia mertensii Yendo 1916: 246
Published in: Yendo, K. (1916). Notes on algae new to Japan. V. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 30: 243-263, 2 figs.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongomorpha mertensii (Yendo) Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Origin of species name
(Latinised), named for Dr Mertens.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated here as a new name for Conferva mertensii Ruprecht, non Turner. - (11 Aug 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrosiphonia mertensii Yendo)
North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989, Sussmann & DeWreede 2007), California (Scagel & al. 1989), Oregon (Scagel & al. 1989), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).
Created: 19 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 March 2021.