Pseudovalonia forbesii ( )
Pseudovalonia forbesii (Harvey) Iyengar 1938: 191-194, figs. 1-4
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudovalonia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Boergesenia forbesii (Harvey) Feldmann
Valonia forbesii Harvey
Syntype localities: "Loo Choo Islands. (Also Ceylon.)" [Ryukyu-retto, Japan; Sri Lanka] (Harvey 1860: 333). Type: C. Wright; TCD (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 57). Notes: Syntype localities: Ryukyu-retto, Japan; Sri Lanka (Silva et al 1996). Kotosho (Hung-t'ou), Taiwan; Harv. Alg. Ceylon Exsicc. no. 95, TCD.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pseudovalonia forbesii (Harvey) Iyengar)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 08 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2010 by Wendy Guiry
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Iyengar, M.O.P. (1938). A note on two interesting South Indian marine algae; Pseudovalonia forbesii (Harv.) Iyengar comb. nov. and Pseudobryopsis pambanensis sp. nov. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-fifth Indian Science Congress, Calcutta, 1938. Part III. Abstracts. ( Eds), pp. 132-133. Calcutta:
Iyengar, M.O.P. (1938). On the structure and life-history of Pseudovalonia forbesii (Harvey) Iyengar (Valonia forbesii Harv.). (Preliminary note). Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 17: 191-194, 4 figs.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2017.