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Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae
Genus Colpomenia

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Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
Doha, Kuwait Bay. 08 Apr 2016. Frithjof C. Kuepper. © Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk).

Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
Doha, Kuwait Bay. 08 Apr 2016. Frithjof C. Kuepper. © Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk).

Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
In situ littoral specimen, Dhofar, Oman, Sept., 2001. 21 Mar 2012. M.J. Wynne. © M.J. Wynne.

Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen
In situ littoral specimen, Dhofar, Oman, Sept., 2001. 21 Mar 2012. M.J. Wynne. © M.J. Wynne.

 

Lithophyllum okamurae f. ptychoides Foslie

Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen Doha, Kuwait Bay
© Frithjof C. Kuepper (fkuepper@abdn.ac.uk)

Publication details
Colpomenia stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen 1930: 168-169

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Iyengaria stellata (Børgesen) Børgesen

Basionym
Rosenvingea stellata Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Dwarka, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 631).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 22 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2019.

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