Melanothamnus sparsus ( ) Díaz-Tapia & 2017
Melanothamnus sparsus (Setchell) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia & al. 2017: 10, table 5
Published in: Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Publication date: February 2017
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lophosiphonia sparsa Setchell
Type locality: Arue Reef, Tahiti Holotype: W. A. Setchell & H. E. Parks; 27 Jun. 1922; epiphytic on Dictyosphaeria versluysii. UC 261144 Notes: Tahiti: Arue Reef, on Dictyosphaeria australis 5224c (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1985).
This is a marine species.
Created: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 May 2017 by G.M. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 111 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=162918
Cite this record as:
G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 07 May 2021.