Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug 1874

Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug

Current name: Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks - 06 April 2009. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug 1874: 4

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1874). Observationes phycologicae. Particula secunda. De Urospora mirabili Aresch et de Chlorozoosporarum copulatione. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Serie 3 9(1): 1-13, 2 pls.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Urospora is Urospora mirabilis Areschoug.

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

Conferva penicilliformis Roth

Type Information
Syntype localities: Ad littora mar. sept. pr. Eckwarden [Niedersachsen, Germany] Trentepohl & in insula Norderney Mertens; (Roth 1806: 71) Isotype: LD; herb. alg. Agardh, no. 7417 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 221) the type is from Germany (North Sea ); probably lost.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

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