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Colpomenia capensis Levring 1938

Publication details
Colpomenia capensis Levring 1938: 20-21, fig. 9, pl. IV [4]: fig. 13

Published in: Levring, T. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Chlorophyceen und Phaeophyceen von Südafrika. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 34(9): 1-25, 10 figs, pls I-IV.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: False Bay, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 632).

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.

Source of current name
Seagrief, S.C. (1984). A catalogue of South African green, brown and red marine algae. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 47: i-vi, 1-72.

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