Vertebrata foetidissima (Cocks ex Bornet) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017

Publication Details
Vertebrata foetidissima (Cocks ex Bornet) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017: 4 (table 2)

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

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Vertebrata is Vertebrata fastigiata S.F.Gray.

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

Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Plymouth, Cornwall, England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 336) Lectotype: Cocks; undated (?1855); PC; ‘Algarum Fasciculi’, no. 29. Probable Syntypes distributed as this exsiccatum (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 337) Notes: Lectotype: PC 0146017; Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth, Cornwall (Diaz-Tapia et al., 2013).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very foul-smelling.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 February 2017

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