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Halopteris virgata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) N.M.Adams 1994

Publication details
Halopteris virgata (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) N.M.Adams 1994: 82

Published in: Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halopteris is Halopteris filicina (Grateloup) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Sphacelaria virgata J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twiggy, long and slender or streaked, rod-like (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria virgata J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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