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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 March 2023

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