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Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor 1945

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ectocarpales
Family Scytosiphonaceae
Genus Colpomenia

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Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor
Panama. Habit of small delicate clump with blades mostly longer than wide. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor
Panama. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Polycoryne gardneri Setchell

Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor Panama. Habit of small delicate clump with blades mostly longer than wide
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor 1945: 84, pl. 6: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched, bearing branches (usually many) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South Bay, Isla Cerros, Baja California, Mexico. (Taylor 1945: 84, 85). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-651; 10 Mar. 1934; Littoral pools.. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 84, 85).

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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