Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker 1987

Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker

Current name: Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker
Deception island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. November 2022 - 10 November 2022. Franciane Pellizzari (

Publication Details
Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker 1987: 218, pl. 5: 29

Published in: Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Palmaria is Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

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

Rhodymenia decipiens Reinsch

Type Information
Type locality: South Georgia; (Reinsch 1888: 148) Lectotype (designated by whom?): M; 67.83/66 (Ricker 1987: 218)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 19 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 July 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 July 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 May 2024

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