Seirospora viridis Aponte & D.L.Ballantine 1995

Publication Details
Seirospora viridis Aponte & D.L.Ballantine 1995: 105-111, figs 9-17

Published in: Aponte, N.E. & Ballantine, D.L. (1995). Aglaothamnion flexibile sp. nov. and Seirospora viridis sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico. Phycologia 34: 102-112.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Seirospora is Seirospora griffithsiana Harvey.

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

Type Information
Holotype locality: La Parguera, Puerto Rico; (Aponte & Ballantine 1995: 106) Holotype: Ballantine; 27.6.1986; edge of insular shelf, 18m; US Alg. Coll.; 162224 (Aponte & Ballantine 1995: 106) Notes: Isotypes at MICH, MSM, US. The specific epithet refers to the striking green iridescence displayed by plants in their natural environment (Aponte & Ballantine, 1995).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), green (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 May 2008

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