Rhodochaete pulchella ex
Rhodochaete pulchella Thuret ex Bornet 1892: 261, pl. II: figs 1-3 (as 'Rhodochaete parvula' )
Published in: Bornet, E. (1892). Les algues de P.-K.-A. Schousboe. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles et Mathématiques de Cherbourg 28: 165-376, pls I-III.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodochaete.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Widely known as Rhodochaete parvula, but this name was only used in the figures; the name in the text used was Rhodochaete pulchella.
A very detailed description is provided by Magne (1960).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: on Dudresnaya purpurifera, Antibes [Alpes-Maritimes, France] (Bornet 1892: 261).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.
Magne, F. (1960). Le Rhodochaete parvula Thuret (Bangioidée) et sa reproduction sexuée. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 1: 407-420.
Mateo-Cid, L.E., Mendoza-González, A.C. & Searles, R.B. (2002). New Mexican records of marine algae including Crouania mayae sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Caribbean Journal of Sicence 38: 205-221, 28 figs.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Zuccarello, G., West, J., Bitans, A. & Kraft, G. (2000). Molecular phylogeny of Rhodochaete parvula (Bangiophycidae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 39(1): 75-81, 5 figs, 1 table.
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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 20 February 2019.