Vertebrata foetidissima (Cocks ex Bornet) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017
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
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
This is a marine species.
Created: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 02 February 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2023