Polymorpha crispa ( )
Chondrus crispus Stackhouse Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Polymorpha crispa (Stackhouse) Stackhouse 1809
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Polymorpha.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondrus crispus Stackhouse
Chondrus crispus Stackhouse
Type locality: N. Atlantic Ocean (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 898). Holotype: LINN 1274.68 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 234).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), crisped, irregularly waved and twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 11 December 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 January 2020.