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Rhipilia coppejansii Schils & Verbruggen 2012

Publication details
Rhipilia coppejansii Schils & Verbruggen 2012: 1095, figs 1-5

Published in: Verbruggen, H. & Schils, T. (2012). Rhipilia coppejansii, a new coral reef-associated species from Guam (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1090-1098.
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Publication date: 2012

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhipilia is Rhipilia tomentosa Kützing.

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

Type information
Holotype locality: Piti Bomb Holes, Guam (13.472118ºN, 144.703204ºE) (Verbruggen & Schils 2012: 1095). Holotype: T. Schils; 14 June 2009; 3 m depth. GENT GH0011082 = G.451 (Verbruggen & Schils 2012: 1095). Notes: Isotype: GH0011084 = G.453. Deposited in GUAM. Paratypes in US, BISH, AD and GUAM.

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Habitat notes
Between "fingers" of corals Porites cilindrica and P. rus at shallow depths on sheltered reefs (2-5 m depth); forms a mat over coral rubble and living coral colonies; appears to cope well with high turbidity levels; grows also on limestone substrate covered by fine silt deposits (Verbruggen & Schils 2012). - (4 Dec 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 04 December 2012 by G.M. Guiry

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Verbruggen, H. & Schils, T. (2012). Rhipilia coppejansii, a new coral reef-associated species from Guam (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(5): 1090-1098.

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