Sporochnus villosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1824
Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) DubySurface view at M.O., Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2015Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sporochnus villosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1824: 266
Publication date: probably September 1824
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) Duby.
Conferva villosa Hudson
Type locality: Cornwall, England; (Womersley 1987: 267) Type: Hudson; BM or lost?; (Womersley 1987: 267)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi.
Last updated: 24 July 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023