Atractophora hypnoides P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1848

Publication Details
Atractophora hypnoides P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1848: 372

Published in: Crouan, P.L. & Crouan, H.M. (1848). Études sur l'organisation, la fructification et la classification du Fucus wigghii de Turner et de Smith, et de l'Atractophora hypnoides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique 10: 361-376.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Baie Sainte Anne, Rade de Brest, Brittany, France.; (Saunders et al. 2016: 509) Lectotype: 1847; on Ceramium; CO; 00288 (Saunders et al. 2016: 509, fig. 2)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 September 2022

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