Fauchea pygmaea (Setchell & Gardner) Kylin 1941
Fauchea pygmaea (Setchell & Gardner) Kylin 1941: 27
Publication date: "28 febr. 1941"
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloiocladia laciniata (J.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto.
Type locality: San Pedro, California, U.S.A.; (Setchell 1912: 238) Lectotype: N.L. Gardner; UC; 173507 (Hawkes 1986: 331) Notes: According to Setchell (1912), the f. pygmaea grows chiefly on jointed corallines which form a zone at the lower tide mark or just below.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 November 2007
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 November 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2022