Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817
Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.AgardhCabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain - 07 July 2014. marmenormarmayor.es
Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: xxvi
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladostephus.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva spongiosa Hudson
Type locality: England; (Silva & al. 1996: 574) Lectotype: BM; (Womersley 1987: 185)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 18 January 2021
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022