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Rhipilia sinuosa Gilbert

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Rhipiliaceae
Genus Rhipilia

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Rhipilia sinuosa Gilbert
Peltate plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Rhipilia sinuosa Gilbert
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 15 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Rhipilia sinuosa Gilbert
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 20 m deep. 20 Nov 2002. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Ceramium tetragonum (Withering) C.Agardh

Rhipilia sinuosa Gilbert Peltate plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Rhipilia sinuosa Gilbert 1978: 311, figs 1-3

Published in: Gilbert, W.J. (1978). Rhipilia sinuosa sp. nov. (Chlorophyta, Siphonales) from Micronesia. Phycologia 17: 311-313, 4 figs.

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.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Guam (Millar & Kraft 2001: 29). Holotype: US RT2614 (Millar & Kraft 2001: 29). Notes: Isotype: Guam.

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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.

Created: 14 March 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 October 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Gilbert, W.J. (1978). Rhipilia sinuosa sp. nov. (Chlorophyta, Siphonales) from Micronesia. Phycologia 17: 311-313, 4 figs.

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Citing AlgaeBase
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2020.

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