Hormiscia wormskioldii (Mertens) Fries 1836

Urospora wormskioldii (Mertens) Rosenvinge

Current name: Urospora wormskioldii (Mertens) Rosenvinge
Northern California - 08 March 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication Details
Hormiscia wormskioldii (Mertens) Fries 1836: 328

Published in: Fries, E.M. (1836). Corpus florarum provincialium Sueciae. I. Floram scanicam. pp. 193-346. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: excudebant Regiae Acad. Typographi.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormiscia is Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Urospora wormskioldii (Mertens) Rosenvinge.

Basionym
Conferva wormskioldii Mertens

Type Information
Type locality: "Ad littora Gothaab, Grönlandia" [Nuuk, Greenland]; (Hornemann 1816: 6) Type: Wormskiold; C; (Yoshida 1998: 79) Notes: Burrows (1991) selected Hornemann's plate (Hornemann 1816, pl. MDXLVII) as lectotype. Yoshida, however, reports material in C which would take precedence.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 June 2001 by Iain Douglas.

Last updated: 15 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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