Bigelowiella natans Moestrup 2001
Bigelowiella natans Moestrup 2001: 625, fig. 1-16
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bigelowiella.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Sargasso Sea; (Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625) Holotype: Botanical Museum, Copenhagen University; M-2000-1 (Moestrup & Sengco 2001: 625)
Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), swimming, floating on or under the surface of the water (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 14 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.
Last updated: 26 April 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 April 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 August 2022