Delesseria punctata (Stackhouse) C.Agardh 1822

Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville

Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) GrevillePlouguerneau, Bretagne, France; tetrasporophyte (left); cystocarpic (right) - 18 October 2009. Susan de Goer

Publication Details
Delesseria punctata (Stackhouse) C.Agardh 1822: 184

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: probably Oct 1822

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Delesseria is Delesseria sanguinea (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitophyllum punctatum (Stackhouse) Greville.

Basionym
Fucus punctatus Stackhouse

Type Information
Type locality: "First discovered by Mr. Stackhouse, on the sands at Weymouth, very near the pier, at low water mark." [Weymouth, Dorset, England]; (Withering 1796: 405) Notes: Type in BM?

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dotted, marked with dots, spots, minute glands, etc. (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

 
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