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Ralfsia confusa Hollenberg 1969

Publication details
Ralfsia confusa Hollenberg 1969: 291, 293, figs 1-12

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1969). An account of the Ralfsiaceae (Phaeophyta) of California. Journal of Phycology 5(4): 290-301, 30 figs.
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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: I/4 mi east of beach at ocean end of Poppy Ave., Corona del Mar, Orange County, California (Hollenberg 1969: 293). Type: April 6, 1968; on rocks in shallow tide pools in upper littoral. (Hollenberg 1969: 292). Notes: H. 3756.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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