Aegira virescens (Carmichael ex Berkeley) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924

Eudesme virescens (Carmichael ex Berkeley) J.Agardh

Current name: Eudesme virescens (Carmichael ex Berkeley) J.Agardh
with Adenocystis utricularis at ca. 1 m depth at San Carlos, East Falkland, Falkland Islands - 24 January 2017. Frithjof Kuepper

Publication Details
Aegira virescens (Carmichael ex Berkeley) Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 11

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). Phycological contributions, VII. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 1-13.

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Publication date: "Issued October 27, 1924"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aegira is Aegira zosterae Fries.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Eudesme virescens (Carmichael ex Berkeley) J.Agardh.

Basionym
Mesogloia virescens Carmichael ex Berkeley

Type Information
Syntype localities: "On the leaves and stumps of Zostera very common. Summer, Appin. Also sent from Devonshire by Mrs. Griffith. Mr. Harvey."[Sidmouth, Devon, England and Appin, Argyll, Scotland]; (Berkeley 1833: 44)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), becoming green (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 August 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

 
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