Phyllophora antarctica A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905

Publication Details
Phyllophora antarctica A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905: 109, no fig.

Published in: Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1905). Antarctic algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 43: 105-109, pl. 470.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllophora is Phyllophora rubens (Linnaeus) Greville.

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

Type Information
Type locality: "Hab. Coulman Island, off Cape Wadsworth" [Ross Sea, off Antarctica]; (Gepp & Gepp 1905: 109) Type: British Antarctic Expedition; BM?; (Gepp & Gepp 1905: 109)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Antarctic (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 September 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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