Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries 1835
Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; upper-shore rocks - 06 April 2009. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hormiscia penicilliformis (Roth) Fries 1835: 327
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormiscia.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Urospora penicilliformis (Roth) Areschoug.
Conferva penicilliformis Roth
Syntype localities: Ad littora mar. sept. pr. Eckwarden [Niedersachsen, Germany] Trentepohl & in insula Norderney Mertens; (Roth 1806: 71) Isotype: LD; herb. alg. Agardh, no. 7417 Notes: According to Womersley (1984: 221) the type is from Germany (North Sea ); probably lost.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 August 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023