Fauchea pygmaea (Setchell & Gardner) Kylin 1941

Publication Details
Fauchea pygmaea (Setchell & Gardner) Kylin 1941: 27

Published in: Kylin, H. (1941). Californische Rhodophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 37(2): 1-51, 7 figs, 13 plates.

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Publication date: "28 febr. 1941"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Fauchea is Fauchea repens (C.Agardh) Montagne & Bory.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloiocladia laciniata (J.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto.

Fauchea laciniata f. pygmaea Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type Information
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).

General Environment
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

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