Bryopsis thuyoides Kützing, nom. illeg. 1856
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).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh
Type locality: Napoli, Italy (Silva & al. 1996: 809).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Thuja (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Bryopsis thuyoides Meneghini, 1845. The original orthography of the species epithet is here retained. - (3 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
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.
Created: 15 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 May 2021.