Boodlea composita (Harvey) F.Brand 1904

Boodlea composita (Harvey) F.Brand

Current name: Boodlea composita (Harvey) F.Brand
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Publication Details
Boodlea composita (Harvey) F.Brand 1904: 187, pl. 6: figs 28-35

Published in: Brand, F. (1904). Über die Anheftung der Cladophoraceen und über verschiedene polynesische Formen dieser Familie. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 18(Abt. 1): 165-193, Plates V, VI.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Boodlea is Boodlea coacta (Dickie) G.Murray & De Toni.

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

Conferva composita Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Cap Malheureux, Mauritius; (Harvey 1834: 157) Type: TCD; (Yoshida 1998: 81) Notes: According to Leliaert & Coppejans (2004: 202), the holotype (collected by Mrs Telfair s.n.) is in BM. Cap Malheureux is a small fishing village located on the northernmost tip of Mauritius.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), ordered, arranged, regular, composed, compound, calm, sedate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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