Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug 1874
Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) AreschougCladdagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks - 06 April 2009. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
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.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva penicilliformis Roth
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 1973).
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 26 September 2022