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Lobophora crassa Z.Sun, P.E.Lim & H.Kawai

Publication details
Lobophora crassa Z.Sun, P.E.Lim & H.Kawai in Sun et al. 2012: 507, figs 14-18

Published in: Sun, Z., Hanyuda, T., Lim, P.-E., Tanaka. J., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Kawai, H. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) based on morphological evidence and analyses rbcl and cox3 gene sequences. Phycologia 51(5): 500-512.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lobophora is Lobophora nigrescens J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lobophora obscura (Dickie) C.W.Vieira, De Clerck & Payri

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Xidao Island, Hainan, China (Sun et al. 2012: 507). Holotype: J. Yao & Z. Sun; 16 December 2008; on exposed reef face. SAP 109518 (Sun et al. 2012: 507).

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Source of current name
Vieira, C., Camacho, O., Wynne, M.J., Mattio, L., Anderson, R.J., Bolton, J.J., Sansón, M., D'hondt, S., Leliaert, F., Fredericq, S. & Payri, C. (2016). Shedding new light on old algae: Matching names and sequences in the brown algal genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 65(4): 689–707.

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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 27 May 2019.

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