Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris 1994

Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris

Current name: Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Wrangelia elegantissima R.E.Norris 1994: 151, figs 5-14

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1994). Notes on some Hawaiian Ceramiaceae (Rhodophyceae), including two new species. Japanese Journal of Phycology 42: 149-155.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Wrangelia is Wrangelia penicillata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Makapu’u Beach, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands; (Norris 1994: 152) Holotype: C.Smith, N.Phillips & L.Walters; 2 May 1992; on basalt rocks in upper intertidal pool; BISH; 631355 (tetrasporangiate plant) (Norris 1994: 152) Notes: Isotype: BISH 631357 (male). Further isotypes in US, UC, BRIT, L.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

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