Bryopsis penicillata Suhr 1844

Bryopsis cupressina J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Bryopsis cupressina J.V.Lamouroux
Plate I from Moritz Seubert - 01 January 0001. Out of copyright

Publication Details
Bryopsis penicillata Suhr 1844: 9, pl. I: fig. 1a, 1b

Published in: Seubert, M. (1844). Flora azorica quam ex collectionibus schedisque Hochstetteri patris et filii elaboravit et tabulis XV propria manu aeri incisis. pp. i-vi, 1-50, pls I-XV. Bonnae: Apud Adolphum Marcum.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bryopsis cupressina J.V.Lamouroux.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 December 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 December 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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