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Bifida divaricata Stackhouse 1809

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Bifida

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Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
with Erytroglossum laciniatum and Cryptopleura ramosa, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
transverse section with zonate tetrasporangia, Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008; tetrasporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ártabra, 2005; superficial and TS microscope view. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Callithamnion pectinatum Montagne

Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Bifida divaricata Stackhouse 1809: 97

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bifida.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hampshire, England (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 199). Notes: "In accord with ICN Art. 7.4, the nomenclatural type of F. bifidus Hudson is also the nomenclatural type of the replacement name Bifida divaricata Stackhouse (Stackhouse 1809: 97) and its subsequent combination Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss (Papenfuss 1950: 190)." (Woelkerling & al. 2020: 10). Neotype of Fucus bifidus Hudson): Turner (1809: pl. 73, fig. g).

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.

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., McNeill, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2020). Typification and nomenclature of Rhodophyllis bifida and R. divaricata (Rhodophyta) in relation to Fucus bifidus Hudson, F. bifidus Turner, Bifida divaricata Stackhouse and Delesseria bifida J.V. Lamouroux. Notulae Algarum 154: 1-14, 5 figs.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 September 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Woelkerling, W.J., Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., McNeill, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2020). Typification and nomenclature of Rhodophyllis bifida and R. divaricata (Rhodophyta) in relation to Fucus bifidus Hudson, F. bifidus Turner, Bifida divaricata Stackhouse and Delesseria bifida J.V. Lamouroux. Notulae Algarum 154: 1-14, 5 figs.

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