Hildenbrandia expansa 1874
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 15 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 July 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.