Nullipora uvaria Michelin 1840

Publication Details
Nullipora uvaria Michelin 1840: 333, pl. 79: fig. 9

Published in: Michelin, J.L.H. (1840-1847). Iconographie Zoophytologique. pp. xii + 348, 79 plates. Paris: P. Bertraud.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nullipora is Nullipora nodulosa Lamarck.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lithophyllum uvaria (Michelin) Me.Lemoine.

Type Information
Type locality: Manthelan (Indre-et-Loire), France; (Woelkerling 1998: 386) Holotype: Michelin; date not indicated; PC; Michelin 201, General Herbarium box collection (fossil; filed in non-geniculate coralline type collections cabinet under basionym) (Woelkerling 1998: 386)

Described as a fossil.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), like a cluster of grapes (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a species.

Created: 01 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 August 2009

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 August 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2022

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