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Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903

Publication details
Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903: 242, pl. 18: figs 13-15

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colpomenia bullosa (D.A.Saunders) Yamada

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very sinuate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Nom. nov. (Setchell & Gardner 1903: 242). [= Scytosiphon bullosus 1898]. - (17 Apr 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
Japanese: Watamo (Tokida 1954).

Type information
Type locality: Isla Partida, Gulf of California (Lee et al. 2013: 21). Notes: Isla Partida, Gulf of California, Johnston, no 58, July (Setchell & Gardner,1924: 726). [Type locality of Scytosiphon bullosus is Palm Grove, California.]

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Colpomenia sinuosa f. deformans Setchell & N.L.Gardner)
North America: Baja California (Taylor 1945), California (Setchell & Gardner 1924), Mexico (Setchell & Gardner 1924 ), Washington (Setchell & Gardner 1924).

South America: Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1940).

Source of current name
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

Key references
Parsons, M.J. (1982). Colpomenia (Endlicher) Derbès et Solier (Phaeophyta) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 20: 289-301, 15 figs.

Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.

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