Membranoptera spatulata E.Y.Dawson 1950

Phrix spatulata (E.Y.Dawson) M.J.Wynne, M.Kamiya & J.A.West

Current name: Phrix spatulata (E.Y.Dawson) M.J.Wynne, M.Kamiya & J.A.West
spermatangial sori - 02 February 2018. authors

Publication Details
Membranoptera spatulata E.Y.Dawson 1950: 157, fig. 15

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1950). Notes on Pacific coast marine algae, IV. American Journal of Botany 37: 149-158, 29 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Membranoptera is Membranoptera alata (Hudson) Stackhouse.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phrix spatulata (E.Y.Dawson) M.J.Wynne, M.Kamiya & J.A.West.

Type Information
Type locality: northeast side of Isla Patos. Gulf of California, Mexico; (Dawson 1962: 80) Type: 18 February 1946; on intertidal rocks in crannies; Herb. A. Hancock Foundation (43230); Dawson 755a (Dawson 1962: 80)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Greek), spatulate, spatula-like.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 January 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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