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Rhodochorton parasiticum Batters 1896

Publication details
Rhodochorton parasiticum Batters 1896: 389

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1896). New or critical British marine algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 384-390.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Jónsson, H. (1901). The marine algae of Iceland. I. Rhodophyceae. Botanisk Tidsskrift 24(2): 127-155.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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