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Rhodymenia occidentalis Børgesen

Publication details
Rhodymenia occidentalis Børgesen 1920: 387, figs. 371, 372

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1920). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (6). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 369-504, Figs 361-435.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria occidentalis (Børgesen) M.Bodard

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), western.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Jan: in sound between St. Jan and St. Thomas (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: syntype localities:St. John and St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Caribbean Sea, western Atlantic Ocean.

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Source of current name
Bodard, M. (1965). Le Gracilaria occidentalis (Borg.): une espèce de Rhodophycée pantropicale Atlantique. Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) Ser. 2, 36: 874-878.

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