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Ralfsia tenuis Kylin

Publication details
Ralfsia tenuis Kylin 1947: 45

Published in: Kylin, H. (1947). Die Phaeophyceen der schwedischen Westk├╝ste. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 43(4): 1-99, 61 figs, 18 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stragularia clavata (Harvey) Hamel

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Proposed as a new name for Ralfsia clavata Reinke, 1889, non Ralfsia clavata (Carmichael) Farlow, 1881. - (7 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Fletcher, R.L. (1987). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Vol. 3. Fucophyceae (Phaeophyceae). Part 1. pp. [i]-x, [1]-359, 90 figs, 15 pls. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Verified by: 07 May 2007 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 26 March 2019.

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