Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing 1843

Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing

Current name: Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore pools - 11 August 2002. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Spermatochnus paradoxus (Roth) Kützing 1843: 96

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

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

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

Basionym
Conferva paradoxa Roth

Type Information
Type locality: Kiels, Heiligenhafen; (Athanasiadis 1996: 161) Notes: Womersley (1987) gives the following data: Type from Kieler Bight, Germany; destroyed.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 March 2024

 
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