Valonia ventricosa J.Agardh 1887

Valonia ventricosa J.Agardh

Current name: Valonia ventricosa J.Agardh
Bundegi Reef, Western Australia.John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication Details
Valonia ventricosa J.Agardh 1887: 96

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Valonia is Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Syntype localities: "in mari Indiae occidentalis ad Insulam S:t:e Crucis (Oersted!) ad Guadeloupe (Duchassaing!); (Agardh 1887: 96) Lectotype [Guadeloupe; designated by Olsen & West 1988: 104?]: Duchassaing No. 73; LD; (Olsen & West 1988: 104)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), swollen, especially on one side (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 June 2024

 
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