Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens 1869

Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens

Current name: Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens
Caloglossa (yellow band), Lord Howe Island, Australia - 21 November 2010. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Caloglossa leprieurii (Montagne) G.Martens 1869: 234, 237

Published in: Martens, G. von (1869). Beitr├Ąge zur Algen-Flora Indiens. Flora 52: 233-238.

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

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

Delesseria leprieurii Montagne

Type Information
Type locality: Sinnamary, NW of Cayenne, French Guiana; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 30) Lectotype: F.R. Leprieur; 20 November 1841; PC; FR Leprieur 356 (Womersley 2003: 25) Notes: Yoshida (1998: 967) notes that the type is in herb. Montagne, PC. Isotype: LD 31909-12 (Post, 1936: 52). Kamiya et al. (2003:494) give the following data: French Guiana, near Cayenne (lectotype of C. leprieurii, L0055717). Silva (2004: 556) designated lectotype: mouth of Sinnamary River, French Guiana, Leprieur 356 (PC: Herb. Thuret-Bornet TA 22509/22510). Krayesky et al. (2011: 47) follow the selection of Kamiya et al. (2003) because they maintain it was validly designated.

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarinebrackish species.

Tropical or cool temperate oceans. In Australia on Avicennia trunks and pneumatophores, and on rock and jetty piles, in calm localities; extending upstream in fresh-water in some localities (womersley 2003: 25).

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 April 2022

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