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Microthoe tomentosa (Kützing) Montagne & Millardet

Publication details
Microthoe tomentosa (Kützing) Montagne & Millardet 1862: 11

Published in: Montagne, C. & Millardet, P.M.A. (1862). Botanique, cryptogamie, Algues. In: Notes sur l'île de Réunion (Bourbon). Annexe O. (Maillard, L. Eds), pp. 25.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Galaxaura rugosa (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V.Lamouroux

Basionym
Galaxaura tomentosa Kützing

Type information
Type locality: eastern Mexico (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 111).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Microthoe tomentosa (Kützing) Montagne & Millardet)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Source of current name
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: 19 April 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 22 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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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 24 March 2019.

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