Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau 1927
Colpomenia peregrina SauvageauNew Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; spring bloom on lower intertidal ledges - 14 April 2006. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau 1927: 321, figs 1-8
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: Various in Atlantic Europe; (Silva & al. 1996: 627) Lectotype: PC; herb. Sauvageau (Womersley 1987: 298) Notes: Womersley (1987: 298) gives the following data for Colpomenia peregrina (Sauvageau) Hamel 1937: Type from Brittany, France; in Herb. Sauvageau, PC. Green et al. (2012: 643) also cite Brittany, France as the type locality.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), foreign; wandering, travelling about; exotic strange (Brown 1946).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 January 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 January 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2022