Bryopsidella ostreobiformis Calderón-Sáenz & Schnetter 1989

Publication Details
Bryopsidella ostreobiformis Calderón-Sáenz & Schnetter 1989: 259, figs 1-27

Published in: Calderón-Sáenz, E. & Schnetter, R. (1989). Life cycle and morphology of Bryopsidella ostreobiformis spec. nov. (Bryopsidaceae, Chlorophyta) from the Mediterranean, under culture conditions, with comments on the phylogeny of the Bryopsis/Derbesia complex. Botanica Acta 102: 249-260.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bryopsidella is Bryopsidella neglecta (Berthold) G.Furnari & M.Cormaci.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Grscica, Korcula Island, Yugoslavia, Adriatic Sea; (Calderón-Sáenz & Schnetter 1989: (251), 259) Holotype (sporophytic thallus): P. Schmidt; July 1987; growing on (and within?) a fragment of a dead coralline alga; sample containing Valonia sp. and coralline algae, just below the water line; (Calderón-Sáenz & Schnetter 1989: (251), 259) Notes: Paratypes: gametophytes reared from isolated spores produced by the sporophytic, holotypic culture.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 July 2015

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 July 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 December 2022

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