Colpomenia bullosa (D.A.Saunders) Yamada 1948

Dactylosiphon bullosus (D.A.Saunders) Santiañez, K.M.Lee, S.M.Boo & Kogame

Current name: Dactylosiphon bullosus (D.A.Saunders) Santiañez, K.M.Lee, S.M.Boo & Kogame
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (

Publication Details
Colpomenia bullosa (D.A.Saunders) Yamada 1948: 6, pl. 4

Published in: Yamada, Y, (1948). Marine algae. In: Icones of the marine animals and plants of Hokkaido. No. 1. (Yamada, Y. & Kinoshita, S. Eds) Yoichi, Hokkaido: Hokkaido Fisheries Scientifc Institution.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dactylosiphon bullosus (D.A.Saunders) Santiañez, K.M.Lee, S.M.Boo & Kogame.

Scytosiphon bullosus D.A.Saunders

Type Information
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A.; (Parsons 1982: 295) Lectotype: FH; photograph (Parsons 1982: 295) Notes: Colpomenia bullosa CHR 367932A, dried and pressed herbarium specimen (photo, fig. 14 in Parsons 1982: 299).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), blubous (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 June 2018

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