Millepora alga J.F.Gmelin, nom. illeg.
Millepora alga J.F.Gmelin 1791: 3789, nom. illeg.
Published in: Gmelin, J.F. (1791). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis. Tomus II. Editio decima tertia, aucta, reformata. Vol. 2 pp. [i]-xl, -884. Leipzig: Georg Emanuel Beer.
Publication date: late Sep-Nov 1791
The type species (holotype) of the genus Millepora is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mesophyllum lichenoides (J.Ellis) Me.Lemoine
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet. - (4 Oct 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 22 July 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2020.