Ralfsia pangoensis Setchell 1924

Publication Details
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.

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Publication date: June 1924

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hapalospongidion pangoense (Setchell) Hollenberg.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2017

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