Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor
Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor Panama. Internal view of small gland cell attached to inner side of subsurface cell
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Colpomenia mollis W.R.Taylor 1945: 85
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.
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), soft, pliant (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isla Gorgona, Valle, Colombia (Taylor 1945: 85). Holotype: W.R. Taylor, 34-491A; 12 Feb. 1934; scarce on rocks in littoral pools. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 85).
Created: 27 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 27 February 2020.