Mesospora pangoensis (Setchell) Chihara & J.Tanaka 1982

Publication Details
Mesospora pangoensis (Setchell) Chihara & J.Tanaka 1982: 387

Published in: Tanaka, J. & Chihara, M. (1982). Morphology and taxonomy of Mesospora schmidtii Weber van Bosse, Mesosporaceae fam. nov. (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 21(3): 382-389, 10 figs, 1 table.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Mesospora is Mesospora schmidtii Weber Bosse.

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

Ralfsia pangoensis Setchell

Type Information
Type locality: near Blacklock's Wharf, Pago Pago Harbor [Samoa: Tutuila Island]; (Setchell 1924: 168) Holotype (with sporangia): June 1, 1920; crustose on basalt cobbles; UC (Setchell's collection); 1001 (Setchell 1924: 168) Notes: no. 1001 corresponds with fig. 33:3. UC 221298 (INA; Poong et al., 2017).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2017

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