Hildenbrandia expansa Dickie 1874

Publication Details
Hildenbrandia expansa Dickie 1874: 357

Published in: Dickie, G. (1874). Enumeration of the algae collected at St. Paul's Rocks by H.N. Moseley, M.A., naturalist to H.M.S. "Challenger". Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 14: 355-359.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Hildenbrandia is Hildenbrandia prototypus Nardo.

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

Type Information
Type locality: St Paul's Rocks; (Dickie 1874: 357) Syntype: H.N. Moseley (Challenger Expedition); 27 August 1873; BM; 000530646 (Sherwood & Sheath, 2003: 411) Notes: Forming a distinct band along the rocks. These remote rocks, with an area of under than two hectares (four acres), lie in the mid-Atlantic 870 km (540 miles) off the coast of Brazil, just north of the Equator (0°55'N, 29°22'W).

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 July 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 July 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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