Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal in Garden Limpet zone
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Iridaea orbitosa Suhr 1840: 276
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1840). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Flora 23: 257-265, 273-282, 289-298.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Cap, gefunden von Drège." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Suhr 1840: 276).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Russell, L.K., Hurd, C.L., Nelson, W.A. & Broom, J.E. (2009). An examination of Pachymenia and Aeodes (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in New Zealand and the transfer of two species of Aeodes in South Africa to Pachymenia. Journal of Phycology 45: 1389-1399.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.