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Lophurella comosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Falkenberg 1901

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Lophurella

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Lophurella comosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Falkenberg
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.

 

Publication details
Lophurella comosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Falkenberg 1901: 158, pl. 19: fig. 31

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lophurella is Lophurella periclados (Sonder) F.Schmitz.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhodomela comosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Falkland Isl. (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela comosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia comosa var. fibrillifera J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Polysiphonia comosa J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2021.

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