Acanthophora nayadiformis (Delile) Papenfuss 1968

Acanthophora nayadiformis (Delile) Papenfuss

Current name: Acanthophora nayadiformis (Delile) Papenfuss
Akhziv, Israel, Mid-intertidal zone. - 13 November 2006. Razy Hoffman (

Publication Details
Acanthophora nayadiformis (Delile) Papenfuss 1968: 96 (as 'najadiformis')

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1968). A history, catalogue, and bibliography of the Red Sea benthic algae. Israel Journal of Botany 17: 1-118, 1 table, 1 folded map.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acanthophora is Acanthophora thierryi J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Fucus nayadiformis Delile

Type Information
Syntype localities: Al-Iskandariyah (Alexandria); As-Suways (Suez), Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 469) Notes: De Jong et al. (1999) give the following data for the type: LD 1001. 5a, Alexandria. However, Perrone et al. (2006) consider LD to be an error; the herbarium is BM.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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