Tetraselmis maculata Butcher 1959

Publication Details
Tetraselmis maculata Butcher 1959: 67, pl. V: 7; pl. X: 12; pl. XI: 12; pl. XIII: 6

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1959). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part I: Introduction and Chlorophyceae. Fisheries Investigations, London, series IV 1: 1-74, 15 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tetraselmis is Tetraselmis cordiformis (H.J.Carter) F.Stein.

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

Type Information
Type locality: salt marsh pools in River Blackwater, Essex; and from oyster tank at Lympstone, Devon; (INA 1996) Notes: INA: [illustrations all of material from R. Blackwater]

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 June 2013

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 June 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

 
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