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Mesogloia vermiculata (Smith) S.F.Gray 1821

Publication details
Mesogloia vermiculata (Smith) S.F.Gray 1821: 320

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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Publication date: 1 Nov. 1821

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mesogloia is Mesogloia vermicularis C.Agardh.

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

Basionym
Rivularia vermiculata Smith

Type information
Type locality: northeast coast of Ireland, near Larn: Mr. Drummond. Brighthelmston: W. Borrer (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of worms (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rivularia vermiculata Smith 1808

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Mesogloia vermicularis C.Agardh 1817
Trichocladia vermicularis (C.Agardh) Harvey 1836
Helminthocladia vermicularis (C.Agardh) Harvey 1838
Liebmannia leveillei J.Agardh 1842

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Ahibata, K., Kamiya, M. & Peters, A.F. (2019). Proposal of anew algal species, Mesogloia japonica sp. nov. (Chordariaceae, Phaeophyceae), and transfer of Sauvageaugloia ikomae to Mesogloia. Phycologia 58(1): 63-69.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 2 Brunalger (Phaeophyceae) og Gr√łnalger (Chlorophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 8: [1]-476, col. figs and distributional maps.

Zinova, A.D. (1953). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-224. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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