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Bifida Stackhouse, 1809, nom. rejic.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae

Holotype species: Bifida divaricata Stackhouse

Currently accepted name for the type species: Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss

Original publication and holotype designation: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.
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Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis.

Nomenclatural notes
Rejected name: rejected in favour of Rhodophyllis Kützing, 1847, nom. cons. - (5 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry

Numbers of names and species: There are 26 species names in the database at present.

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Created: 29 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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