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Rhodoptilum densum (G.M.Smith) E.Y.Dawson 1961

Publication details
Rhodoptilum densum (G.M.Smith) E.Y.Dawson 1961: 448

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1961). A guide to the literature and distribution of Pacific benthic algae from Alaska to the Galapagos Islands. Pacific Science 15: 370-461.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodoptilum is Rhodoptilum plumosum (Harvey & Bailey) Kylin.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodoptilum plumosum (Harvey & Bailey) Kylin

Basionym
Dasyopsis densa G.M.Smith

Type information
Holotype locality: Carmel Beach, California, U.S.A (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 217). Holotype: G. M. Smith No. 38-86; UC? Notes: Distributed as No. 4 of Algae Exsiccatae Americae Borealis (as Dasya plumosa Anderson) and as No. 942.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

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.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Millar, A.J.K. (1996). Dasya roslyniae sp. nov. (Dasyaceae, Rhodophyta), with a discussion on generic distinctions among Dasya, Eupogodon, Rhodoptilum, and Pogonophorella. Journal of Phycology 32: 145-157, 32 figs.

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