Rhodymenia multidigitata E.Y. , Acleto & Foldvik 1964
Rhodymenia multidigitata E.Y.Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964: 74, pl. 68: fig. A; pl. 75: fig. C
Published in: Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia corallina (Bory) Greville
Type locality: "La Punta, Callao, Peru" (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964: 75). Holotype: E.Y.dawson 24485; April 9, 1963; drift on Acrocarpia paniculata behind the town breakwater. LAM (Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik 1964: 75).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia multidigitata E.Y.Dawson, Acleto & Foldvik)
South America: Peru (Ramírez & Santelices 1991, Ávila-Peltroche & Padilla-Vallejos 2020), Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).
Source of current name
Calderon, M.S., Bustamante, D.E. & Boo, S.M (2020). Red algal diversity (Rhodophyta) from Peru based on molecular analysis. Phytotaxa 454(1): 1-23, 7 figures, 1 table.
Created: 23 February 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 September 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.