Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau 1927

Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau

Current name: Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau
epiphytic on Sargassum muticum, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2009Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Colpomenia peregrina Sauvageau 1927: 321, figs 1-8

Published in: Sauvageau, C. (1927). Sur le Colpomenia sinuosa Derb. et Sol.. Bulletin de la Station Biologique d'Arachon 24: 309-355, 8 figs.

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

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

Type Information
Syntype localities: Various in Atlantic Europe; (Silva & al. 1996: 627) Lectotype: PC; herb. Sauvageau (Womersley 1987: 298) Notes: Womersley (1987: 298) gives the following data for Colpomenia peregrina (Sauvageau) Hamel 1937: Type from Brittany, France; in Herb. Sauvageau, PC. Green et al. (2012: 643) also cite Brittany, France as the type locality. Type locality: Morbihan, France (Dy et al., 2022: table 1).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), foreign; wandering, travelling about; exotic strange (Brown 1946).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 February 2024

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