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Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug 1850

Publication details
Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug 1850: 2, pl. I

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1850). Phyceae extraeuropaeae exsiccatae. Vol. 1 pp. 1-30. Uppsala.

Type species
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 information
Type locality: near Port Natal (Durban), South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 741).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), distinguished.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva insignis (Areschoug) Papenfuss 1960

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 30 November 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 28 January 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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Pocock, M.A. (1959). Letterstedtia insignis Areschoug. Hydrobiologia 14: 1-71, 5 figs, 2 plates.

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