Hafgygia pallida ( ) Areschchoug
Laminaria pallida Greville Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal rock; 10.5 mm lens
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Hafgygia pallida (Greville) Areschchoug 1883: 3, 4
Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1883). Observationes phycologicae. Particula quarta. De Laminariaceis nonnullis. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 3 12(8): 1-23. [in Latin]
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hafgygia is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria pallida Greville
Laminaria pallida Greville
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 641).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pale, sallow, yellow-green, grey-green (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 04 September 2007 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 21 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.