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Actinococcus chiton M.Howe

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Phyllophoraceae
Genus Actinococcus

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Actinococcus chiton M.Howe
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Actinococcus chiton M.Howe
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Rhododermis parasitica Batters

Gymnogongrus chiton (M.Howe) P.C.Silva & DeCew Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Actinococcus chiton M.Howe 1914: 115, adnot.

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Actinococcus is Actinococcus roseus Suhr ex K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fredericqia chiton (M.Howe) Maggs, L.Le Gall, Mineur, Provan & G.W. Saunders

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: San Pedro [Los Angeles County], California (Howe 1914: 115, adnot.). Holotype: Oct., 1907; NY? Notes: Silva (1979: 322) mentioned a type locality of "Duxbury Reef, Marin Co., California".

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Source of current name
Maggs, C.A., Le Gall, L., Mineur, F., Provan, J. & Saunders, G.W. (2013). Fredericqia deveauniensis, gen. et sp. nov. (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta), a new cryptogenic species. Cryptogamie Algologie 34: 273-296.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.

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