Laurencia truncata Kützing 1865
Osmundea truncata (Kützing) K.W.Nam & Maggs
The Fleet, Dorset; section to show hylaline needles in medulla. Width of large medullary cell with needle 85 microns - 24 August 2011. Francis Bunker
Laurencia truncata Kützing 1865: 19, pl. 51c
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1865). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XV pp. [i-iii], 1-36, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Laurencia is Laurencia obtusa (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea truncata (Kützing) K.W.Nam & Maggs.
Holotype locality: Pirano, Croatia; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 408) Holotype: Pius Titius; L; 941.99.271 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 408)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 September 2004
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023