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Sarcothalia decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Hommersand

Publication details
Sarcothalia decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Hommersand 1993: 113

Published in: Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Sarcothalia is Sarcothalia burmannii (C.Agardh) K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Iridaea decipiens J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Type: BM (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea decipiens J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845
Gigartina decipiens (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1855

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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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 25 August 2019.

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