Letterstedtia insignis 1850
Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug 1850: 2, pl. I
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1850). Phyceae extraeuropaeae exsiccatae. Vol. 1 pp. 1-30. Uppsala.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Letterstedtia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: near Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 741).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), distinguished.
Ulva insignis (Areschoug) Papenfuss 1960
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 November 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 28 January 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Pocock, M.A. (1959). Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug. Hydrobiologia 14: 1-71, 5 figs, 2 plates.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2021.