Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 1 mmJ.M. Huisman
Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 43 (131 in reprint)
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus musciformis Wulfen
Type locality: Trieste, Italy; (Silva & al. 1996: 300)Trieste; CCXCV (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), moss-like.
This is a marine species.
Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 July 2022
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023