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Lobophora ceylanica (Harvey ex E.S.Barton) C.W.Vieira, De Clerck & Payri

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Zonarieae
Genus Lobophora

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Lobophora ceylanica (Harvey ex E.S.Barton) C.W.Vieira, De Clerck & Payri
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Ralfsia ceylanica Harvey ex E.S.Barton
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Publication details
Lobophora ceylanica (Harvey ex E.S.Barton) C.W.Vieira, De Clerck & Payri 2016: 700

Published in: 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.

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

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

Basionym
Ralfsia ceylanica Harvey ex E.S.Barton

Type information
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Barton 1903: 477). Holotype: Ferguson 59; BM 000562896 (Vieira et al. 2016: 700). Notes: Epitype (designated by Viera et al. 2016: 700): Maldives, Baa Atoll, May 2009, C. Payri IRD4605 (PC barcode PC0063012).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ralfsia ceylanica Harvey ex E.S.Barton 1903

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lobophora densa C.W.Vieira, Payri & De Clerck 2014

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 23 May 2019.

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