Sporochnus villosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1824

Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) Duby

Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) DubySurface view at M.O., Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2015Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Sporochnus villosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1824: 266

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Publication date: probably September 1824

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sporochnus is Sporochnus pedunculatus (Hudson) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) Duby.

Conferva villosa Hudson

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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

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