Cheilosporum sagittatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug 1852

Jania sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville

Current name: Jania sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville
Memory Cove, South AustraliaG.J. Edgar

Publication Details
Cheilosporum sagittatum (J.V.Lamouroux) Areschoug 1852: 545

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cheilosporum.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania sagittata (J.V.Lamouroux) Blainville.

Corallina sagittata J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Type locality: "...l'Île-de-France" [Mauritius]; (Lamouroux, Bory de Saint-Vincent & Eudes-Deslongchamps 1824: 215) Holotype: collector unknown; 1817-1820; CN; herb. Lamouroux sine numero (Woelkerling & de Reviers, 2008: 305, fig. 2) Notes: Holotype is illustrated in Woelkerling & de Reviers (2008: fig. 2).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), saggitate, shaped like an arrow-head with two equal sharp basal lobes directed downwards (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 March 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 March 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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