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Rhodymenia antarctica Skottsberg

Publication details
Rhodymenia antarctica Skottsberg 1953: 561

Published in: Skottsberg, C. (1953). On two collections of Antarctic marine algae. Arkiv für Botanik, ser. 2, 2: 531-566, 1 pl.

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 Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2018.

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