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Sarcothalia atropurpurea (J.Agardh) Hommersand

Publication details
Sarcothalia atropurpurea (J.Agardh) Hommersand in Hommersand et al. 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 atropurpurea J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Bay of Island, New Zealand (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Notes: Collector: Berggren (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Iridaea atropurpurea J.Agardh 1876
Gigartina atropurpurea (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1885

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.

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