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Membranoptera fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders

Publication details
Membranoptera fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne & G.W.Saunders 2012: 169

Published in: Wynne, M.J. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). Taxonomic assessment of North American species of the genera Cumathamnion, Delesseria, Membranoptera and Pantoneura (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) using molecular data. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 27(3): 155-173.
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Publication date: 17 Sept 2012

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Membranoptera is Membranoptera alata (Hudson) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Gigartina fabriciana Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: "Frederikshaab (61°59' N, 49°42' W), Greenland, collected by Bishop O. Fabricius in the period 1768-1773, fide Ruprecht (1851)" (Wynne & Saunders 2012: 169).

Eponomy
Named for Otto Fabricius (1744 - 1822), a Danish missionary, naturalist, ethnographer and explorer of Greenland.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina fabriciana Lyngbye 1819
Sphaerococcus cristatus var. fabricianus (Lyngbye) C.Agardh 1822
Sphaerococcus fabricianus (Lyngbye) Sprengel 1827
Rhodymenia fabriciana (Lyngbye) J.Agardh 1841
Euthora fabriciana (Lyngbye) J.Agardh 1847
Callophyllis fabriciana (Lyngbye) Kützing 1849
Nereidea fabriciana (Lyngbye) Ruprecht 1850
Pantoneura fabriciana (Lyngbye) M.J.Wynne 1997

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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