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Bryopsis thuyoides Kützing, nom. illeg. 1856

Publication details
Bryopsis thuyoides Kützing 1856: 28, pl. 78: fig. I, nom. illeg.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1856). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VI pp. i-iv, 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Napoli, Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 809).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Thuja (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Bryopsis thuyoides Meneghini, 1845. The original orthography of the species epithet is here retained. - (3 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Pignatti, S. (1962). Le specie mediterranee del genere Bryopsis (Chlorophyceae, Siphonales). Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 120: 31-58.

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.

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