Actinotrichia rigida (J.V. ) 1842
Actinotrichia rigida (J.V.Lamouroux) Decaisne 1842: 118
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Actinotrichia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Actinotrichia fragilis (Forsskål) Børgesen
Galaxaura rigida J.V.Lamouroux
Type locality: "la mer des Indes" (Silva & al. 1996: 105).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Børgesen, F. (1932). A revision of Forsskål's algae mentioned in Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica and found in his herbarium in the Botanical Museum of the University of Copenhagen. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 8(2): 1-14, 4 figs, 1 plate.
Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 December 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 April 2021.