Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing 1858

Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing

Current name: Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; on rock - 03 August 2004. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Petrospongium berkeleyi (Greville) Nägeli ex Kützing 1858: 2, pl. 3: fig. II: a-c

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1858). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. VIII pp. i-ii, 1-48, 100 plates. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Petrospongium.

Status of Name
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Chaetophora berkeleyi Greville

Type Information
Type locality: Torquay, on marble rocks, summer 1825 (Berkeley); (Index Nominum Algarum)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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