Aegagropila membranacea (C. ) Kützing 1854
Aegagropila membranacea (C.Agardh) Kützing 1854: 4, pl. 14
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1854). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. IV pp. i-xvi, 1-23, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophoropsis membranacea (Hofman Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen
Type locality: "Ad insulam S. Crucis" (St Croix, Virgin Islands) (Silva & al. 1996: 793). Lectotype: unknown; LD 7287 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 664). Notes: Leliaert & Coppejans (2006: 664) note that St. Croix is indicated as type locality in the original prologue. Several specimens of this species from that locality are present in LD; one of these, labeled 'Conf. membranacea Hoffm, Ins St. Crucis' from the Agardh herbarium, is indicated as lectotype.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2006). A revision of Cladophoropsis Børgesen (Siphonocladales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia 45: 657-679.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 May 2021.