Stilophora tropica W.R.Taylor 1928

Nereia tropica (W.R.Taylor) W.R.Taylor

Current name: Nereia tropica (W.R.Taylor) W.R.Taylor
In situ photograph, algal plain, seaward Media Luna reef, 17 m. Puerto Rico - 09 December 2021. CC BY-NC 4.0

Publication Details
Stilophora tropica W.R.Taylor 1928: 115, pl. 3: fig. 9; pl. 14: fig. 5,6; pl. 19: fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1928). The marine algae of Florida with special reference to the Dry Tortugas. Publications of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 379: [i-] v, [1]- 219, 3 figs, 37 pls, 7 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stilophora is Stilophora rhizodes (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nereia tropica (W.R.Taylor) W.R.Taylor.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 February 2006 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 26 August 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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