Bellotia eriophorum 1855
Bellotia eriophorum Harvey Flinders Island, Tasmania
© G.J. Edgar
Bellotia eriophorum Harvey 1855: 332
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Short characters of some new genera and species of algae discovered on the coast of the colony of Victoria, Australia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 2 15: 332-336, Plate VIII.C.
Publication date: May 1855
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bellotia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Port Phillip Heads, Victoria (Womersley 1987: 289). Type: Herb. Harvey, TCD (Womersley 1987: 289). Notes: Holotype collected by W.H. Harvey in 1855.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), wool-bearing.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Binomial was also validly published in Montagne, C.R. Acad. Sci., Paris, 40: 802, 1855. - (19 Aug 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. -596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.
Cribb, A.B. (1960). Records of marine algae from south-eastern Queensland V. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Botany 4: 3-31, 9 pls.
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1987). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part II. pp. -484, 169 figs, 1 table, 8 plates, 4 maps. Adelaide: South Australian Government Printing Division.
Created: 16 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2020 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 22 October 2021.