Bryopsis tenuissima Moris & De Notaris 1839

Derbesia tenuissima (Moris & De Notaris) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Current name: Derbesia tenuissima (Moris & De Notaris) P.Crouan & H.Crouan
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Bryopsis tenuissima Moris & De Notaris 1839: 259, pl. VI: fig. III

Published in: Moris, G. & De Notaris, G. (1840 '1839'). Florula caprariae sive enumeratio plantarum in insula Capraria vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem latius excultarum. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 2: 59-300, pls I-VI.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bryopsis is Bryopsis pennata J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Derbesia tenuissima (Moris & De Notaris) P.Crouan & H.Crouan.

Type Information
Type locality: Isola di Capraia, ca 70 km SW of Livorno, Italy; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 62) Type: TO (presumably); (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 62) Notes: Type from Caprara, Italy, in RO(?) (Womersley (1984: 290).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 June 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 06 December 2023

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