Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva 1952

Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva

Current name: Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva
Selce, northern Croatia - 26 March 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (

Publication Details
Acetabularia acetabulum (Linnaeus) P.C.Silva 1952: 255

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

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

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

Madrepora acetabulum Linnaeus

Type Information
Syntype localities: in O. Europ├Žo, Americano [European and American Seas]; (Linnaeus 1758: 793) Type: LINN?;

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), saucer.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2021

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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