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Dilsea pygmaea (Setchell) Setchell

Publication details
Dilsea pygmaea (Setchell) Setchell 1901: 126, 127

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dilsea is Dilsea edulis Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sarcophyllis californica f. pygmaeus Setchell

Type information
Type locality: Near Helmet Rock, Land's End, San Francisco (Setchell 1901: 127). Type: On boulders along the beach, in the middle of the littoral zone. (Setchell 1901: 127).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sarcophyllis californica f. pygmaeus Setchell 1897

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Saunders, G.W. (2008). A DNA barcode examination of the red algal family Dumontiaceae in Canadian waters reveals substantial cryptic diversity. 1. The foliolse Dilsea-Neodilsea complex and Weeksia. Botany 86: 773-789.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2019.

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