Taenioma perpusillum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863

Taenioma perpusillum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Current name: Taenioma perpusillum (J.Agardh) J.AgardhABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be)

Publication Details
Taenioma perpusillum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863: 1257

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Taenioma.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: San Agustín, Oaxaca, Mexico; (Agardh 1847: 16) Type: LD; herb. alg. Agardh 43342, 43343 (Yoshida 1998: 997) Notes: Dawson (1962: 83) notes that the type locality is listed as San Agustin, Mexico which is 'presumably along the coast of Oaxaca in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region'. Womersley (2003:21) notes that the holotype was collected from San Augustin, Mexico, by Liebmann and that it is in Herb. Agardh. LD (43343).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), exceedingly small.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Tropical and subtropical oceans, extending into cool temperate regions. Usually occurs as a mat on rock above or below low tide level (Womersley 2003: 21).

Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

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