Weeksia reticulata Setchell 1901

Publication Details
Weeksia reticulata Setchell 1901: 128

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.

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

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

Type Information
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California, USA; (Setchell 1901: 129) Holotype: UC; (Setchell 1901: 128, 129) Notes: According to Setchell (1901: 129), this is a rather rare plant, cast ashore from deep water on several beaches near Pacific Grove, where it has been found by Mrs J.M. Weeks, M.A. Howe, De Alton Saunders, and W.A. Setchell.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 January 2016

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 January 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

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