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Bifida volans (Harvey) Kuntze

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Bifida

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Bifida volans (Harvey) Kuntze

 

Publication details
Bifida volans (Harvey) Kuntze 1891: 886

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bifida is Bifida divaricata Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis volans Harvey

Basionym
Rhodophyllis volans Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 287). Lectotype: TCD, Herb Harvey Trav. Set 142 (Womersley 1994: 419). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Min-Thein & Womersley (1976: 101)

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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