Pachymenia orbitosa ( ) L.K.Russell
Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; lower intertidal in Garden Limpet zone
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Pachymenia orbitosa (Suhr) L.K.Russell in L.K. Russell et al. 2009: 1397
Published in: Russell, L.K., Hurd, C.L., Nelson, W.A. & Broom, J.E. (2009). An examination of Pachymenia and Aeodes (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in New Zealand and the transfer of two species of Aeodes in South Africa to Pachymenia. Journal of Phycology 45: 1389-1399.
Publication date: 2009
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Iridaea orbitosa Suhr
Type locality: "Cap, gefunden von Drège." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Suhr 1840: 276). Notes: According to Drège (1841: 111) collected at "Tafelbaai, bei der Stadt und auf Paardeneiland, Mai, Juni.".
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Aeodes orbitosa (Suhr) F.Schmitz)
Africa: Namibia (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Rull Lluch 2002, John & al. 2004), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).
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