Neoralfsia expansa (J.Agardh) P.-E.Lim & H.Kawai ex Cormaci & G.Furnari 2012
Neoralfsia expansa (J.Agardh) P.-E.Lim & H.Kawai ex Cormaci & G.FurnariJames Price Point, Western AustraliaJ.M. Huisman
Neoralfsia expansa (J.Agardh) P.-E.Lim & H.Kawai ex Cormaci & G.Furnari 2012: 510
Published in: Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Erratum. Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 45: 509-510.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neoralfsia.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Myrionema expansum J.Agardh
Type locality: Veracruz, Mexico; (Silva & al. 1996: 573) Type: C; (Yoshida 1998) Notes: According to Leon-Alvarez & González- González (2003: 613), the holotype of Ralfsia expansa (J. Agardh) J. Agardh [Agardh 1847, as Myrionema (?) expansum] was collected by Liebman from an unspecified area on the east coast of Mexico in Veracruz. The type specimen was sterile and an incomplete description of the taxon was published by Agardh in 1848.
Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 November 2007 by G.M. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022