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Rhodophyllis dichotoma (Lepechin) Gobi

Publication details
Rhodophyllis dichotoma (Lepechin) Gobi 1878: 35

Published in: Gobi, C. (1878). Die Algenflora des Weissen Meeres und der demselben zunächstliegenden Theile des nördlichen Eismeeres. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Petersburg, VIIé série 26: 1-92.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis is Rhodophyllis bifida (Greville) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fimbrifolium dichotomum (Lepechin) G.I.Hansen

Basionym
Fucus dichotomus Lepechin

Type information
Neotype locality: Cape Ann, at Good Harbour Beach, Massachusetts, USA (Hansen 1980: 208). Neotype: Gayle I. Hansen; 21 August 1976; FH (Hansen 1980: 208). Notes: Original type locality: "In littus maris Albi, quod incolis Terscoy audit"

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (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
Hansen, G.I. (1980). A morphological study of Fimbrifolium, a new genus in the Cystocloniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 207-217.

Key references
Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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