Ralfsia pangoensis 1924
Ralfsia pangoensis Setchell 1924: 167, 168, fig. 33:3
Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1924). American Samoa. Publications of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 20(341): i-vi, 1-275, 57 figures, 3 tables, 37 plates.
Publication date: June 1924
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hapalospongidion pangoense (Setchell) Hollenberg
Type locality: near Blacklock's Wharf, Pago Pago Harbor [Samoa: Tutuila Island] (Setchell 1924: 168). Holotype (with sporangia): June 1, 1920; crustose on basalt cobbles. UC (Setchell's collection) 1001 (Setchell 1924: 168). Notes: no. 1001 corresponds with fig. 33:3. UC 221298 (INA; Poong et al., 2017).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Tanaka, J. & Chihara, M. (1982). Morphology and taxonomy of Mesospora schmidtii Weber van Bosse, Mesosporaceae fam. nov. (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 21(3): 382-389, 10 figs, 1 table.
Poong, S.W., Lim, P.-E., Phang, S.M., Sunarpi, H., West, J.A., Miller, K.A., Nelson, W.A. & Kawai, H. (2017). Two new species of Mesospora (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae) from the subtropical Indo-Pacific region. Phycologia 56(5): 487-498, 21 fig.
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