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Betaphycus philippinensis Doty

Publication details
Betaphycus philippinensis Doty 1995: 237, 239, figs 1-5

Published in: Doty, M.S. (1995). Betaphycus philippinensis gen. et sp. nov. and related species (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 237-245. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Betaphycus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Betaphycus gelatinus (Esper) Doty ex P.C.Silva

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

Nomenclatural notes
ICBN Art. 62 specifies: An exception is made for names ending in ... -phykos (-phycos or -phycus), which ought to be neuter ... but are treated as masculine in accordance with botanical tradition. - (30 Sep 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Eastern Sorsogon Province, Philippines (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 919). Holotype: Doty 33052; BISH 636-903 (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 919). Notes: Doty (1995: 239) notes that the type material is a preparation consisting of four herbarium sheets, each bearing fronds selected from about 5 kg of dried thalli obtained from eastern Sorsogon Province, Philippines, in October and November 1987. Cystocarpic and tetrasporic material. Isotypes in BISH and MELU.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Dumilag, R.V. (2018). Betaphycus gelatinus and B. philippinensis (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) are conspecific. Phytotaxa 372(1): 22-34, 10 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 04 March 2001 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Doty, M.S. (1995). Betaphycus philippinensis gen. et sp. nov. and related species (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 237-245. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Dumilag, R.V. (2018). Betaphycus gelatinus and B. philippinensis (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) are conspecific. Phytotaxa 372(1): 22-34, 10 figs, 1 table.

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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 June 2019.

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