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Rhipilia pusilla (Womersley) Ducker 1967

Publication details
Rhipilia pusilla (Womersley) Ducker 1967: 170, pls.9, 19

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhipilia is Rhipilia tomentosa K├╝tzing.

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

Basionym
Chlorodesmis pusilla Womersley

Type information
Type locality: Pennington Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia (Womersley 1984: 248). Type: Womersley; 4 January 1948; in a shaded pool. ADU A7020 (Womersley 1984: 248).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorodesmis pusilla Womersley 1955

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (2001). Monograph of the green macroalgal genus Rhipilia (Udoteaceae, Halimedales), with a description of R. crassa sp. nov. from Australia and the Philippines. Phycologia 40: 21-34.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2021.

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