Empselium rubrum G.I. & 1981
Empselium rubrum G.I.Hansen & Scagel in Garbery & al. 1981: 151
Published in: Garbary, D.J., Hansen, G.I. & Scagel, R.F. (1981). The marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington: division Rhodophyta (red algae), class Bangiophyceae. Syesis 13: 137-195, 15 figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Empselium.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), red (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Gabrielsen, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2006: 102, footnote), this monotypic genus has not been reported since it was originally described and requires reinvestigation. - (4 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2006). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of southeast Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. Phycological Contribution 7: [i]-iv, 1-209.
Created: 30 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 September 2020.