Okellya marina (Womersley) Wetherbee 2024

Okellya marina (Womersley) Wetherbee

Current name: Okellya marina (Womersley) Wetherbee
Ningaloo Reef, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Okellya marina (Womersley) Wetherbee 2024: 35

Published in: Wetherbee, R., Bringloe, T.T., Leliaert, F. & Verbruggen H. (2024). Molecular data and culture observations show that the microfilamentous marine alga Uronema marinum Womersley is a member of the genus Okellya Leliaert & Rueness (Cladophorales, Chlorophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 45(3): 31-37, 2 figs, 1 table.

Publication date: "Published on 13 March 2024"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Okellya is Okellya curvata (Printz) Leliaert & Rueness.

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

Basionym
Uronema marinum Womersley

Type Information
Holotype locality: Kellidie Bay, Coffin Bay, South Australia; (Womersley 1984: 131) Holotype: H.B.S. Womersley; 22 August 1967; lower eulittoral to upper sublittoral, epiphytic on Chaetomorpha linum; ADU; A31827 (Womersley 1984: 131)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 March 2024 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 March 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 March 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2024

 
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