Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg 1901

Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg

Current name: Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; lower intertidal - 15 June 2003. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Odonthalia floccosa (Esper) Falkenberg 1901: 607

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Odonthalia is Odonthalia dentata (Linnaeus) Lyngbye.

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

Fucus floccosus Esper

Type Information
Type locality: Trinidad, Humboldt Co., California, U.S.A.; (Silva 1979: 330) Notes: Original description has "Nootkasund".

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 October 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 October 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 September 2023

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