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Fimbrifolium dichotomum (Lepechin) G.I.Hansen 1980

Publication details
Fimbrifolium dichotomum (Lepechin) G.I.Hansen 1980: 208, figs 1 (neotype), figs 2-28

Published in: Hansen, G.I. (1980). A morphological study of Fimbrifolium, a new genus in the Cystocloniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 16: 207-217.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Fimbrifolium.

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

Fucus dichotomus Lepechin

Type information
Neotype locality: Cape Ann, at Good Harbour Beach, Massachusetts, USA (Hansen 1980: 208). Neotype: Gayle I. Hansen; 21 August 1976; FH (Hansen 1980: 208). Notes: Original type locality: "In littus maris Albi, quod incolis Terscoy audit"

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus dichotomus Lepechin 1775
Rhodophyllis dichotoma (Lepechin) Gobi 1878

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus pumilus Vahl 1792
Chondrus crispus var. pumilus (Vahl) Lyngbye 1819
Sphaerococcus ciliatus var. fuscus Lyngbye 1819
Sphaerococcus palmetta var. bifidus Lyngbye 1819
Ciliaria fusca Ruprecht 1850
Rhodophyllis veprecula J.Agardh 1851
Rhodophyllis dichotoma f. setacea Kjellman 1889
Rhodophyllis dichotoma f. latiloba E.S.Sinova 1912
Rhodophyllis dichotoma f. intermedia E.S.Sinova 1912
Rhodophyllis dichotoma f. tenuiloba E.S.Sinova 1912
Rhodophyllis dichotoma f. setacea E.S.Sinova 1929
Fimbrifolium dichotomum subsp. veprecula (J.Agardh) Perestenko 1994

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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