Herposiphonia obscura 1968
Herposiphonia obscura Hollenberg 1968: 549, fig. 25
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Ewa Beach, Oahu, Hawaiin Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 498).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of the red alga Herposiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 22: 536-559, 25 figs.
Created: 29 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2021.