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Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg 1944

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Ralfsiales
Family Ralfsiaceae
Genus Ralfsia

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Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; mid-intertidal rock. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; mid-intertidal rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg in G.M. Smith 1944: 95, pl. 12: figs 4-6

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ralfsia is Ralfsia deusta (C.Agardh) Berkeley.

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

Type information
Type locality: Corona del Mar, Orange Co., California, U.S.A

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ralfsia occidentalis Hollenberg 1945

Nomenclatural notes
Hollenberg in Dawson 1944: 222 (INA - no type mentioned). "Ralfsia pacifica Hollenberg ms." (Dawson 1944: 222). - (27 Mar 2021) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y. (1944). The marine algae of the Gulf of California. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: i-v, 189-432, pls 31-77.

Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.

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