Rhodymenia divaricata E.Y. 1941
Rhodymenia divaricata E.Y.Dawson 1941: 141, pl. 23, fig. 31
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1941). A review of the genus Rhodymenia with descriptions of new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: 123-181, pls 18-30.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Guaymas Bay, Sonora, Mexico (Dawson 1941: 141).E. Y. Dawson 53; 22 January 1940.; Dredged in 2-3 fms., mud bottom. AHF no. 1 (Dawson 1941: 141).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Some, if not all, records of Rhodymenia divaricata from the eastern coast of North America may refer to Gracilaria galetensis (Dawes & Mathieson 2008: 372, and included reeferences). - (8 Mar 2008) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Created: 05 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 March 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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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 16 September 2021.