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Herposiphonia obscura Hollenberg 1968

Publication details
Herposiphonia obscura Hollenberg 1968: 549, fig. 25

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Herposiphonia is Herposiphonia tenella (C.Agardh) Ambronn.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Ewa Beach, Oahu, Hawaiin Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 498).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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.

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