Acanthophora pacifica ( ) 1979
Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman
Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft 1979: 128, figs 1-6, 18-24
Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1979). Transfer of the Hawaiian red alga Cladhymenia pacifica to the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 123-135.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell
Type locality: Arue point, Tahiti (South & Skelton 2003: 736). Holotype: Setchell; 27 June 1992 (sic =1922?); Reef. UC 261336 (de Jong, Hitipeuw & Prud'Homme van Reine 1999: 135). Notes: Setchell 5220.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell 1926
This is a marine species.
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Jong, Y.S.D.M. de, Hitipeuw, C. & Prud'Homme van Reine, W.F. (1999). A taxonomic, phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Blumea 44: 217-249.
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.
Yamagishi, Y., Masuda, M., Abe, T., Uwai, S., Kogame, K., Kawaguchi, S. & Phang, S.M. (2003). Taxonomic notes on marine algae from Malaysia. XI. Four species of Rhodophyceae. Botanica Marina 46: 534-547.
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Kraft, G.T. (1979). Transfer of the Hawaiian red alga Cladhymenia pacifica to the genus Acanthophora (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 27: 123-135.
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