Leathesia difformis Areschoug 1847

Leathesia difformis Areschoug

Leathesia difformis AreschougLeathesia difformis Cuan, Ventry Harbour, Co. Kerry, Ireland - 11 August 2010. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Leathesia difformis Areschoug 1847: 376

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leathesia is Leathesia tuberiformis S.F.Gray.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leathesia marina (Lyngbye) Decaisne.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), irregularly or unevenly formed or differently formed, unlike what is usual (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 October 2022

 
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