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Bifurcaria galapagensis (Piccone & Grunow) Womersley 1964

Publication details
Bifurcaria galapagensis (Piccone & Grunow) Womersley 1964: 104

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1964). The morphology and taxonomy of Cystophora and related genera (Phaeophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 12: 53-110, 48 figs, 16 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Bifurcaria is Bifurcaria tuberculata Stackhouse.

Basionym
Fucodium galapagense Piccone & Grunow

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucodium galapagense Piccone & Grunow 1886
Pelvetia galapagensis (Piccone & Grunow) De Toni 1895
Blossevillea galapagensis (Piccone & Grunow) W.R.Taylor 1945

Nomenclatural notes
This species is unlikely to be a Bifurcaria as this genus is confined to the eastern Atlantic; the only other confirmed species in Bifurcaria bifurcata found from Ireland to Morocco. - (5 Dec 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Jensen, A. (1974). Morphological studies in Cystoseiraceae and Sargasaceae (Phaeophyceae) with special reference to apical organization. University of California Publications in Botany 68: 1-61, 23 figs, 16 pls.

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