Hormiscia penicilliformis var. youngiana (Dillwyn) Rabenhorst 1847

Publication Details
Hormiscia penicilliformis var. youngiana (Dillwyn) Rabenhorst 1847: 115 (as 'Hormiscia penicilliformis c. youngiana')

Published in: Rabenhorst, G.L. (1846 '1847'). Deutschlands Kryptogamen-Flora oder Handbuch zur Bestimmung der kryptogamischen Gewächse Deutschlands, der Schweiz, des Lombardisch-Venetianischen Königreichs und Istriens. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Algen. pp. [ii]-xix, [xx, err.], [1]-200, [201]-216, index. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.

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Publication date: Oct-Nov 1846

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormiscia is Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug.

Basionym
Conferva youngiana Dillwyn

Type Information
Syntype localities: "On the lime-stone rocks near Dunraven Castle, Glamorganshire [Wales] W.W. Young. - On the piles of the jetty at Great Yarmouth, and Comer, Norfolk [England], W.J. Hooker, Esq."; (Dillwyn 1809: pl. 102)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 April 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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