Lictoria taxiformis (Delile) J.Agardh 1841

Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan

Current name: Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
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Publication Details
Lictoria taxiformis (Delile) J.Agardh 1841: 23

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan.

Fucus taxiformis Delile

Type Information
Type locality: Alexandria, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 182) Type: herb. Lenormand, C; (Yoshida 1998: 648)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the genus Taxus.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 December 2009

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 December 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 20 May 2024

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