Ralfsia macrocarpa Feldmann 1931
Ralfsia macrocarpa Feldmann 1931: 211, pl. X
Published in: Feldmann, J. (1931). Contribution à la flore algologique marine de l'Algérie. Les algues de Cherchell. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 22: 179-254. [in French]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hapalospongidion macrocarpum (Feldmann) León-Álvarez & González-González
Type locality: Algeria: Cherchell: Joinville islet (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with large fruit.
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.
Source of current name
Léon-Alvarez, D. & González-González, J (1993). Algas costrosas del Pacifico Tropical. In: Biodiversidad Marina y Costera de México. (Salazar-Vallejo, S.L. & González, N.E. Eds), pp. 456-474. Mexico: Com. Nal. Biodiversidad y CIQRO.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 November 2017 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.