Asperococcus sinuosus (C. ) , nom. illeg. 1841
Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier Colpomenia sinuosa , Lord Howe Island, Australia
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Asperococcus sinuosus (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1841: 230, nom. illeg.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier
Ulva sinuosa Mertens ex Roth
Type locality: "Inter Algas e mari Atlantico prope Gades" [near Cádiz, Spain] (Roth 1806: 327). Type: Mertens; BM (Yoshida 1998: 306). Notes: Type locality: “Gades”, Spain. Type: BM (Yoshida, T., 1998: 306). Type material: B, destroyed (Dawson et al. 1964: 24), K (now BM)? PC? LE? See Parsons (1982: 293) for comments on type material.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 24 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 August 2020.