Hormospora elegans (Chauvin) J.E.Gray 1864
Hormospora elegans (Chauvin) J.E.Gray 1864: 116
Published in: Gray, J.E. (1864). Handbook of British water-weeds or algae. The Diatomaceae by W. Carruthers. pp. i-iv, 1-123. London: R. Hardwicke, Picadilly.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hormospora is Hormospora ovoïdea Brébisson.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew.
Bangia elegans Chauvin
Type locality: Arromanches-les-baines, Calvados, France; (Silva & al. 1996: 87)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 05 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 March 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 May 2023