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Rufusia pilicola D.E.Wujek & P.Timpano

Publication details
Rufusia pilicola D.E.Wujek & P.Timpano 1988: 165, figs 1-4

Published in: Wujek, D.E. & Timpano, P. (1988 '1986'). Rufusia (Porphyridiales, Phragmonemataceae), a new red alga from sloth hair. Brenesia 25/26: 163-168.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rufusia.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Cyanoderma pilicola (D.E.Wujek & P.Timpano) M.J.Wynne 1994

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

Type information
Type locality: Panama: Barro Colorado Island (Silva 1996-to date). Type: figs 1-4: on three-toed sloth. (Silva 1996-to date

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Yoon, H.S., Muller, K.M., Sheath, R.G., Ott, F.D. & Bhattacharya, D. (2006). Defining the major lineages of red algae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 482-492.

Zuccarello, G.C., West, J.A., & Kikuchi, N. (2008). Phylogenetic relationships within the Stylonematales (Stylonematophyceae, Rhodohyta): biogeographic patterns do not apply to Stylonema alsidii. Journal of Phycology 44: 384-393.

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