Cirrulicarpus nanus (J.Agardh) Womersley 1973
Cirrulicarpus nanus (J.Agardh) Womersley 1973: 256 (as 'nana')
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cirrulicarpus is Cirrulicarpus gmelinii (J.V.Lamouroux) Tokida & Masaki.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meredithia nana J.Agardh.
Meredithia nana J.Agardh
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria, Australia; (Womersley 1994: 241) Lectotype (female): Wilson 4/89; 27 January 1883; Herb. Agardh, LD; 24831 (Womersley 1994: 241) Notes: Isolectotype in MEL (1005814).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2014
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2023