Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux 1809
Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock - 21 September 2005. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Champia lumbricalis (Linnaeus) Desvaux 1809: 246
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Champia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ulva lumbricalis Linnaeus
Type locality: "Hab. ad Cap. b. spei" [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa]; (Linnaeus 1771: 311)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 25 August 2008
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 August 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2023