Halosia elisae

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Taxonavigation: Ceramiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Ceramiales

Familia: Wrangeliaceae
Tribus: Halosieae
Genus: Halosia
Species: Halosia elisae


Halosia elisae M.Cormaci & G.Furnari, 1994

  • Type locality: Vulcano Island (Aeolian Islands, Italy).
  • Holotype: (monoecious gametophyte) B. Scammacca; 24.4.1991; 22m. CAT 1098.
  • Named for Elisa (or Elissa), the Latin name of the Queen of Carthage, otherwise known as Dido.


  • Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. 1994. Halosia elisae gen. et sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea and Halosieae trib. nov. Phycologia 33: 19–23. Reference page. : 20, figs 2–17
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Halosia elisae . AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 30 November 2017.