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Lophurella caespitosa (Harvey) Falkenberg 1901

Publication details
Lophurella caespitosa (Harvey) Falkenberg 1901: 155

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lophurella is Lophurella periclados (Sonder) F.Schmitz.

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

Basionym
Rhodomela caespitosa Harvey

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand: Occepoto and Parimahu (Colenso) (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Type locality: Parimahu, North Island of New Zealand (Díaz-Tapia, 2019).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela caespitosa Harvey 1855

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Nelson, W., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2019). Reassessment of the genus Lophurella (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from Australia and New Zealand reveals four cryptic species. European Journal of Phycology 55(1): 113-128.

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

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