Epymenia elongata 1941
Epymenia elongata Baardseth 1941: 81, figs 41 F, 43A
Published in: Baardseth, E. (1941). The marine algae of Tristan da Cunha. Results of the Norwegian Scientific Expedition to Tristan da Cunha 1937-1938 9: 1-173.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia elongata (Baardseth) G.W.Saunders, C.M.Brooks & SU.Scott
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Tristan da Cunha and Nightingale Islands, Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941: 82). Notes: As an interim solution, this species is lectotypified on an isotype in the Natural History Museum (BM:BM000610805, Egil Baardseth, no. 120) (Saunders et al., 2019: 116).
Source of current name
Saunders, G.W., Brooks, C.M. & Scott, S. (2019). Preliminary DNA barcode report on the marine red algae (Rhodophyta) from the British Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha. Cryptogamie, Algologie 40(10): 105-117, no figs.
Created: 12 September 2001 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 November 2020.