Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy 1960

Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy

Current name: Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy
La Azohía, Murcia, Spain - 10 July 2014.

Publication Details
Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy 1960: 234

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1960). Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas. pp. [i]-xi, 1-870, 14 figs, 80 pls. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

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

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

Fucus pavonicus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "In mari Europae australis"; (Silva & al. 1996: 605) Type: LINN;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), peacock-like (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 12 October 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 June 2024

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