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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).

 

Porphyra tenuissima Setchell & Hus

Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor Panama
© 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.

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).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched, bearing branches (usually many) (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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