Crucigenia rectangularis (Nägeli) Gay 1891

Willea rectangularis (A.Braun) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko

Current name: Willea rectangularis (A.Braun) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC - 19 October 2008. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Crucigenia rectangularis (Nägeli) Gay 1891: 116, expl. pl. XV [15]: fig. 151

Published in: Gay, F. (1891). Recherches sur le développement et la classification de quelques algues vertes. Thèse á la Faculté de Sciences. pp. 1-116. Paris: P. Klincksieck.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Crucigenia is Crucigenia quadrata Morren.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Willea rectangularis (A.Braun) D.M.John, M.J.Wynne & P.M.Tsarenko.

Staurogenia rectangularis A.Braun

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), rectangular (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 March 2020

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