Besa stipitata Hollenberg & Abbott 1968

Besa stipitata Hollenberg & Abbott

Current name: Besa stipitata Hollenberg & Abbott
Argyle lagoon on the San Juan Island in Washington state, USA - 29 April 2024. Iida Jaervinen (

Publication Details
Besa stipitata Hollenberg & Abbott 1968: 1249

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1968). New species of marine algae from California. Canadian Journal of Botany 46: 1235-1251, 14 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Besa is Besa papillaeformis Setchell.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: South end of Monterey Bay, California, USA; (Hollenberg & Abbott 1968: 1249) Holotype: 1966; Dredged from shale bottom at 5-10 fathoms; on pebble; (Hollenberg & Abbott 1968: 1249)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stipitate, provided with a stalk or a little stipe (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 August 2006

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 August 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 May 2024

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