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Prolifera rubens Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Cladophoraceae
Genus Prolifera

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Prolifera rubens Stackhouse
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Prolifera rubens Stackhouse
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Prolifera rubens Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prolifera rubens Stackhouse
Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland. 26 May 1994. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prolifera rubens Stackhouse
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; drift. 08 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Prolifera rubens Stackhouse
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; drift. 08 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Phycodrys rubens (Linnaeus) Batters Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Prolifera rubens Stackhouse 1809: 77

Published in: 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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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Prolifera is Prolifera rivularis (Linnaeus) Vaucher.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phycodrys rubens (Linnaeus) Batters

Basionym
Fucus rubens Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: unlocalised ("in Oceano") (Athanasiadis 1996: 114). Holotype: undated; L 910.128.1044 Notes: Dixon, 1964, fig. 1

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), reddish (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.

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