Womersleyella pacifica Hollenberg 1967
Womersleyella pacifica Hollenberg 1967: 213, fig. 3 A-C
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1967). New genera in the Rhodomelaceae from the Central Pacific. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 66: 201-221, 15 figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Womersleyella.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "Wawamalu Beach, southeastern Oahu, Hawaii"; (Hollenberg 1967: 217) Type: G.J. Hollenberg 65-63; May 1, 1965; abundant on Pocockiella sp. low littoral; US; "four glucose slides and some fluid preserved material." (Hollenberg 1967: 217)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
This is a marine species.
Created: 24 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 20 December 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 December 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2023