Dilsea pygmaea ( )
Dilsea pygmaea (Setchell) Setchell 1901: 126, 127
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1901). Notes on algae, I. Zoe 5: 121-129.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Sarcophyllis californica f. pygmaeus Setchell 1897
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 14 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 January 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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.