Aiolocolax pulchellus Pocock 1956

Aiolocolax pulchellus Pocock

Aiolocolax pulchellus Pocockmicroscope, over Polysiphonia scopulorum, North Spain, 2008Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Aiolocolax pulchellus Pocock 1956: 22-23, figs 3, 4, pls 2-4 (as 'pulchella')

Published in: Pocock, M.A. (1956). South African parasitic Florideae and their hosts. 3. Four minute parasitic Florideae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 167: 11-41, 6 figs, 6 plates.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Muizenberg, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa; (Silva & al. 1996: 556)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2017

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