Delesseria minor 1941
Delesseria minor Baardseth 1941: 100, fig. 52B; 53A-C
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 Paraglossum minus (Baardseth) S.-M.Lin & Hommersand
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: Tristan da Cunha, Nightingale, Middle and Stoltenhoff Islands, Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941: 101). Notes: Holotype: Baardseth (1941, fig 52B), Herbarium at O. Tristan da Cunha, Sta. 28, Guest Bay, 25-30 m, December 27, 1937, leg. Baardseth (Lin & Hommersand, 2016: 31).
Source of current name
Lin, S.-M. & Hommersand, M.H. (2016). Developmental morphology and phylogeny of Paraglossum amsleri sp. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), a species from Antarctica previously known as Delesseria lancifolia. Phycologia 55(1): 21-32.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 25 September 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2016 by Wendy 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 27 November 2020.