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Ralfsia australis Skottsberg

Publication details
Ralfsia australis Skottsberg 1921: 20, fig. 8n

Published in: Skottsberg, C. (1921). Botanische Ergebnisse der schwedischen Expedition nach Patagonien und dem Feuerlande 1907-1909. VIII. Marine algae. I. Phaeophyceae. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 61(11): [1]-56, 20 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Falkland Islands (Ricker 1987). Type: S? (Ricker 1987

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboraciĆ³n de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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