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Laurencia calliptera Kützing 1865

Publication details
Laurencia calliptera Kützing 1865: 24, table 69c,d

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Caldonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,119-53 (barcode L 0194035) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 542). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 1932.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Laurencia calliptera Kützing)
Pacific Islands: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005, Payri 2007).

Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 October 2020.

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